The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) has revamped its online resource to create a user-friendly, visual guide on how much food to offer young children. The guide is now accessible on all devices including mobile, tablet, and desktop computer.
A new guide, Childcare for families with disabled children, launched today by legal experts Irwin Mitchell and charities Contact a Family, Every Disabled Child Matters and the Family and Childcare Trust will help parents with disabled children seek redress if the childcare system fails them. It forms part of the charities’ new campaign ‘Levelling the Playing Field’, calling for equal access to childcare for disabled children.
The children’s continence charity ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence), launches a national campaign called "Let’s Talk About Poo" to raise awareness of childhood constipation among parents of two to four year olds and health and education professionals working with this age group.
From September 2014, all four to seven year-olds in England will be eligible for a free lunch at school that is healthy and nutritionally balanced – not only will it also help save parents valuable time preparing school lunches, but it’s estimated that it will help parents in England save up to £400 per child, per year.
In part three of her series of top tips for using music in you child's life, Liisa Henriksson-Macaulay, founder of the early music education programme Moosicology and author of The Music Miracle discusses the role of clapping in tips five and six.
Liisa Henriksson-Macaulay, founder of the early music education programme Moosicology and author of bestselling parenting title The Music Miracle: The Scientific Secret to Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential gives her top ten tips on how to engage with your child through music. Here are tips three and four: Tap and clap; Get into the Waltz mode.
A survey commissioned to mark the publication of the latest edition of the First Aid Manual, written and authorised by the UK’s three leading first aid providers, St John Ambulance, St Andrew’s First Aid and the British Red Cross, reveals that a third of parents have been in a situation where their child has started choking and worryingly, half of parents did not know the correct procedure. Here we have the new infant choking technique and guidelines.
From lightweight three-wheelers to travel systems and off-road strollers – there’s a huge array of pushchairs available to choose from, and it can be difficult for new parents to know where to start. BRITAX have put together some top tips to help you choose the right pushchair for your family.