When Medical Care Goes Wrong

Most of us at one point or another will have had to rely on medical services or intervention for an accident, emergency, diagnosis or treatment in some way shape or form.  When we do seek medical help, we expect to receive the best possible care from knowledgeable and well-trained staff. The NHS is a lifeline to so many people and I’m so grateful that we live in a country where we have access to good medical care regardless of our {Read More}

Mini Hornit Lid : Review and Giveaway

If you struggle to get your children to wear a helmet when cycling or scooting, you might want to check out Mini Hornit helmets (Mini Hornit Lids)! They are super cool, bright and funky and fantastically designed to actually fit ensuring the head is properly protected. Each lid is fully adjustable to ensure a great fit and from a parents perspective, they are easy to adjust too (even when on!). I love how much the helmets actually cover and protect {Read More}

ThePhoneCloud PX1 Children’s Mobile Phone : Review and Giveaway

It seems to me that younger and younger children are being given mobile phones of their own – whether it’s an older sibling or a parent’s old handset or whether they have been bought a brand new phone, young children seem to be sporting mobiles like fashion accessories. We’ve been looking at the PX1 a children’s mobile and putting it to the test. Now there is nothing to say that younger children shouldn’t be allowed mobiles but as a parent, {Read More}

What’s i-Size all about?

As it’s Child Safety Week I thought it would be a good idea to try and decode some of the confusion behind i-Size car seat regulations. As a mum to a toddler and baby, I myself wanted to know what it was all about and why the laws were changing. I went to an i-Size event at Maxi-Cosi today to get my head around it a little better.    So firstly, what is i-Size? It’s the new European wide car {Read More}

Do All Infants and Toddlers Love To Swim?

Thank you Kaitlin from An Apple Per Day for this lovely post on children swimming – I found it fascinating! When we started a family, I wanted my kids to enjoy the all the fun water provides. I grew up playing in the pool with my friends, and really enjoyed it however, I discovered that not all kids will automatically react the same to the water. I had to adjust the way that I introduce my kids to the water so they {Read More}

Common Asthma Triggers

Common asthma triggers Asthma is a common medical problem. Its symptoms vary from person to person, but they can include wheezing, coughing, breathlessness and tightness in the chest. In most cases, the symptoms can be controlled effectively and the dangers are low. There are now a range of treatments on offer. For example, sufferers may benefit from using a salbutamol inhaler. These products contains a fast acting medicine that helps to stop asthma attacks when they occur. It’s not known {Read More}

How to teach your children about first aid

As a parent, your first thoughts when it comes to first aid may be how you would protect your children in the event of an emergency. After all, it’s vital that you’re able to act quickly and effectively to help your youngsters  should the need arise. However, it’s important to be aware of the fact that children themselves need to know about first aid. In certain circumstances, their actions could help to save lives and reduce suffering. Training Luckily, it’s {Read More}

Would you know what to do if your baby was choking?

Halfords to offer free safety checks on ANY child car seat during Child Safety Week

Free checks available in all stores from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 June  AS part of national Child Safety Week (Monday, 23 – Sunday, 29 June), Halfords is urging every parent in the UK to check their child’s car seat is correctly fitted. To give mums, dads and grandparents reassurance that they not only have the right car seat but that it is fitted to deliver maximum protection, Halfords is offering to check them – regardless of the seat make, model or {Read More}