What is the Difference Between Fostering & Adoption?

Learn the key differences between fostering and adopting children and their legal implications.  The main differences between fostering and adoption involve the extent of parental rights and commitment. While fostering is usually a temporary situation, adoption is permanent. Adoption also means assuming full legal parental rights. Both fostering and adoption …

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27 Fun and Interesting Questions to Ask a Toddler

We know that one of the best ways to boost language development in toddlers is by talking to them, but how do you know what to say? Asking your toddler questions is not only a fun way to discover more about their ever-blooming personality, but it also provides an opportunity …

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Top 10 Best Toy Shops in London Children Will Love

From the grandest and oldest to the largest and most monumental, London’s toy shops have it all. No matter which you choose, your children will love it and you will too.  London has everything, including 10 of the best toy shops in the world! Spend hours pawing over these fabulous …

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How To Create Conversation Games For Your Family

Dinner time is a rare opportunity for busy families to connect and have a meaningful conversation. By creating conversation games, you can have fun with your family instead of asking questions that feel like an interrogation. Continue reading to discover a range of conversation game ideas that make dinner time …

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12 Incredible Benefits of Playing with Lego

Parents around the world rejoice! Those painful barefoot incidents with stray Lego bricks can finally be accredited to a good cause. Lego in all its glorious colour and shape combinations helps people learn important life skills. Regular lego play has been proven to stimulate creativity and promote experimentation, facilitate teamwork …

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Asthma in Children and Exposure to Dust

Traditional thinking says that to protect your children from developing asthma, you should keep a spotless house. Well, there’s good news for busy parents everywhere – current research contradicts old school thinking. In fact, babies who are the least likely to develop asthma by the age of four are those …

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Does Your Child Have Hidden Allergies?

Most people regard allergic reactions as the typical presentation of asthma attacks, fits of sneezing and nasal congestion, runny or puffy eyes or skin rashes. There are, however, many other ways in which allergens can physically manifest themselves. Persistent headaches Hot or cold shivers but without any physical change in …

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Video: Looking After Your Trampoline

Video Transcript Hi, my name is Vanessa Stratton from Kids Corner, based just outside of Chester, and on behalf of SafeKids.co.uk we are going to advise you on the welfare of your trampoline. If you buy a decent quality trampoline, there should be no trampoline maintenance and your trampoline should …

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Video: Fitting a Rear-Facing Car Seat

  Video Transcript Hi, I’m Lisa Scott, the Road Safety Officer for Halton Council, and I’m here today with SafeKids.co.uk to show you how to fit a rearward-facing car seat. The first thing that we do when fitting a rearward-facing car seat is to put the car seat into the …

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