Is our quest for a risk free play environment realistic and healthy?

Sep 05 2011

How often do you see a child these days with a broken arm? Rarely I would say. By the time I was 13 I’d broken an arm and some fingers, my classmates had various proper scrapes and bumps and teeth knocked out. All of this was a normal part of growing up. But, we’d climbed every tree in the neighbourhood, could ride a bike brilliantly by the age of 8, and pretty much anything else with wheels. We even had competitions to see who was best at skateboarding up and down stairs.

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Top Tips For Children’s Birthday Parties

Sep 05 2011

Many parents dread the thought of planning their child’s party – the sandwiches must be cut into the shape of teddy bears, the birthday cake must be a castle or racing car, every child must receive an invite, party bag and take away a slice of cake. And don’t forget to account for any wheat, nut or dairy allergies!

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Colouring and creativity – insights from a mummy blogger event in London

Sep 03 2011

During the summer a group of mummy bloggers from across the UK (including myself and our London Mumpreneur Rita Kobrak) met at the Ritz for a glam high tea hosted by Bic Kids and an interesting discussion on the relationship between mums and being creative.

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