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Creating happy classrooms

With a growing number of children under seven suffering mental health conditions such as anxiety and…

New WHO guidelines

To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more. So say new WHO guidelines on physical a…

One step ahead

A top-to-toe service is being offered by Clarks shoe shops in a bid to boost children’s vocabulary w…

Crippling cost of childcare

Keeping up with childcare costs is a fast-growing burden on young families. So it’s hardly surprisin…

Yes, you can!

Have you ever watched your child give up too quickly and easily? Australian parenting expert, author…

Walking on the wild side

The average parent clocks up almost 750 ‘buggy miles’ a year – further than travelling from London t…

Hanging on the telephone

Parents may be spending more time on their mobile phones than children would like, says Childcare.co…

Accident blackspots

Many parents live in constant fear of accidents and feel they lack an adequate understanding of firs…

Don't close our playgrounds!

Playgrounds are closing at an alarming rate, despite promises from the Government to tackle childhoo…

Make it make-believe

Parents believe that ‘creativity and imagination’ are just as important as numeracy and literacy, ac…