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How Can We Encourage Kids to Embrace a Truly Healthy Lifestyle?

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How Can We Encourage Kids to Embrace a Truly Healthy Lifestyle?

Some of the top health concerns facing children in the UK include being overweight or obese, having asthma, having poorly managed diabetes, and experiencing mental health problems, as found in a report by The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Rates of these problems are higher in economically deprived areas, with Professor N. Modi, president of the RCPCH, stating that “Poor health in infancy, childhood, and young adult life will ultimately mean poor adult health, and this in turn will mean a blighted life and poor economic productivity”. How can parents do their share to encourage their children to value...

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How we can educate our kids to become more eco-friendly from an early age

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How we can educate our kids to become more eco-friendly from an early age

Little Helper has teamed up with Jennifer Ian, a freelance writer and full time eco-convert.  She loves finding ways to live more sustainably and encourages her children to do the same.  

Here, Jennifer gives us some hints and tips..

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What? Montessori for babies?

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What? Montessori for babies?
Sometimes people are surprised to learn that Montessori principles can apply from birth. And most commonly I hear people say, “if only I’d known about these ideas earlier”. So here are all my favourite ideas for introducing Montessori even to precious little bundles.

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Keeping Baby Safe at Naptimes and Bedtimes

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Keeping Baby Safe at Naptimes and Bedtimes
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) – sometimes known as "cot death" – is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently healthy baby. In the UK, 200+ babies die unexpectedly every year. This statistic may sound alarming, but SIDS is rare. In this article Little Helper explains how to keep baby safe.

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What Mums are saying about holidays and staycations

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What Mums are saying about holidays and staycations
While mums may be turning away from global travel right now, most are optimistic about the future. In fact, more than 2/3 of those surveyed are expecting to take the same amount of holidays as they did before the pandemic.

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