It’s back to the classroom for our primary school children but teaching them about the importance of a good night’s sleep is an essential life lesson. Sleep expert Dave Gibson, founder of thesleepsite.co.uk and Co-author of The Art of Falling Asleep has this advice for parents… 1) Work out how much
With winter weather continuing and the new school term beginning, Police are asking everyone to play their part in making our roads safer… “Everyone has a contribution to make to road safety”, said Inspector Rosie Leech, “whether you are a pedestrian, cyclist, motorist or motorcyclist. There are steps we can
Research, carried out by King’s College London and Cardiff University, suggests that just having a device, even when switched off, in a child’s bedroom can cause sleep disruption. It is widely acknowledged that the use of screen-based devices before going to bed can interfere with melatonin production, delaying and interrupting
Many children will get coughs and sniffles over the winter season but sometimes it may be more than a cold. Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection, generally affecting babies and young children, and is more common in the winter months Dr Su Laurent, a medic specialising in paediatric
A much-needed antidote to help children let go of their anxieties and concerns at the end of each busy day could be found in ancient Buddhist tales with an emphasis on peace, calm and mindfulness… Growing up in the modern world today many children are leading overstimulated and sometimes stressful
The science behind mind-boggling illusions has intrigued adults and children alike for years but now with their new book Optical Illusions, two of the foremost experts in optical art and illusions reveal how to wow your friends and family. Hole in the Hand Illusion This simple illusion will give you
From cave paintings 40,000 years ago to abstract-expressionist New York, acclaimed author and art historian Michael Bird transports young readers on a journey across continents to introduce the lives and works of history’s greatest artists… Human beings looking more or less like us have been around for maybe 200,000 years.