Sponsored Video – Toca Boca Artist Play Temporary Ink Tattoos

Here’s a great present idea for the kids this Christmas from Toca Boca, an award winning game studio that makes digital toys for kids. At only £6.30 and with a slim envelope packaging Toca Ink is the perfect stocking filler or Christmas present for all your little app-playing friends. And they complement the Toca Boca apps which have currently been downloaded more than 75 million

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Barnardo’s tells the story of Ellie

Barnardo’s, the UK’s leading children’s charity has just launched what can only be described as a very emotive new advertising campaign. ‘Ellie’s story’ is a 60 second movie short created by London company BBH which shows the distress and turmoil victims endure every day.

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The intention of the commercial, first shown during the highly popular “Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway” Is

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Is an only child really a lonely child? Not according to a new survey

In times gone by, the number of children produced by a couple hinged more on chance and physical proclivity, i.e. the ability to reproduce on the part of both parents, than it did on any personal choice. Of course in many societies and circumstances there are any number of reasons for and against a large brood of offspring, but in today’s world the general feeling

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Does exercising during pregnancy make babies smarter?

Media outlets have continued to publish reports that pregnant mums that regularly take part in exercise will have a smarter baby. For obvious reasons people love the idea because anything they can do to help increase the intelligence of their child is an instant hit. However, most people do not know the actual statistics behind the study.

Researchers took a group of women that were

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Study suggests children in poor families have smaller brains

A new study suggests that children that are born into poor families have smaller brains than those that are born into families that are well off. However, the disadvantage can be overcome by strong parenting. Researchers that took part in the study found that kids that grew up in poor areas oftentimes had smaller hippocampus amygdale volumes than their counterparts. This part of the brain

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Easy ways to improve your kids rooms

Easy ways to improve your kids rooms

BY NIKI SCHAFER, MD of Dwell-Being

In a typical household, kids are usually given smaller rooms but you can make use of creativity to give an illusion of a larger room. If your kids bedroom is narrow, create horizontal stripes on the walls so that it starts to look wider. On the other hand, rooms with low

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How does your childhood affect you in later life?

Prevention is always better than cure and this adage is highly important when looking at longevity and health.

Reports

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has discovered that more of us are living longer as a result of a healthier lifestyle. A recent report by the ONS has discovered that the earlier that this is implemented, the more likely that you’ll be able to carry

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Get double value Nectar points this summer

Store loyalty cards are nothing new, but there are few that bring with the benefits that you get from a Nectar card. While they are most closely associated with Sainsbury’s, they are accepted widely in both stores and online. There are always great offers and deals associated with Nectar cards, and this summer Sainsburys are offering double value exchange where you can swap Nectar points

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Accepting the fact that the perfect parent simply doesn’t exist

It is really easy to start to think that you are ‘messing up’ as a parent. After all, with so many parenting articles on the web that are supposed to be educational that explain how parents mess their children up and are doing everything wrong it can be easy to start to get a bit down.

However, if you take a close look at authors

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The benefits of becoming an older parent

Many people are tending to wait longer to get married and when paired with the many advances in fertility treatment many people are now waiting until they are older to have children. However, middle aged parents may not have thought there all of what they are getting themselves into when they decide to have children.

Economically, there are some real benefits to waiting to have

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