Month: January 2017

50 books every child should read by 16

Stories are where magic begins. Anyone who loved books as a child knows how powerful a well-told tale can be. While everyone has their own favourite story, there are few special children’s book that seem to pop up again and again. The books every child should read (or have read to them) In 2015, Roald Dahl was offcially crowned king of the children’s authors as five of his books made it on to a list of the top 50 book every child should read by the age of 16. The list, complied by Sainsbury’s, revealed Charlie and the Chocolate...

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Review: Tiffany Rose Maternity Dress

Looking for a maternity dress for a special occasion or event? Here we review a beautifully tailored Tiffany Rose maternity dress that promises to add a touch of elegance and style that’s fit for a princess. About the dress Our reviewer tried out the Amelia Dress Short maternity dress in Windsor blue. The dress is made of French blue lace and features a flattering boat neck, elbow length sleeves and a detachable silver blue satin sash. Tiffany Rose aim to offer pregnant women elegant and well-made designs for special occasions. Their award-winning designs are inspired by icons of the...

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The top 5 questions you should ask your fertility clinic

By Professor Dr Geeta Nargund, Medical Director, CREATE Fertility. Starting IVF treatment can be overwhelming, and choosing the right fertility clinic will have a big impact on your overall experience. When choosing the right fertility clinic for you, you should try to gather as much information as possible. Here are our top questions to ask any clinic before going ahead with treatment: 1. How do you know which treatment is best for me? No one patient, their situation and their history is exactly the same. Therefore it is important that treatment is personalised to your situation and medical history....

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Healthier Lunch Box Treats for Kids

We all know how important it is to make ‘healthy choices’ for ourselves and our kids. The trouble is, making good food choices becomes a lot harder as children grow. Introducing kids to healthier lunch box treats Research has shown that children’s diet quality decreases as they move from toddlers to teen. Specifically, it’s been found that snacking habits take a nosedive as kids become older and more independent. While younger children have their snacks chosen for them, older kids are more likely to make their own (unhealthy) choices. However, the advice is clear: teach good eating habits in...

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‘Facebook for kids’ launched in a bid to make social media safer for children

A new app, dubbed “Facebook for kids”, has been launched in an attempt to make social media safer for children. Facebook states that users must be at least 13 years old to use its platform, but that hasn’t stopped four out of five primary school kids admitting to using social media at least once a day. Determined to help parents and teachers tackle the issue, former police sergeant and e-safety guru Henry Platten has created Go Bubble – a version of the popular site suitable for children from the age of seven. The main difference? Go Bubble puts schools...

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