May 16, 2012
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When asked about becoming a parent, Mums and Dads often say that it’s a lot to do with instinct, and you’ll work out how best to care for your baby as they grow. While that may be true, it’s hard not to read up on parenting, so if you can’t resist, check out Kidszine parenting blog. Blogs on the terrible twos, teenage woes, advice on health and pregnancy, ideas for birthday parties, parenting advice on healthy eating, and family friendly holiday ideas are all here. If that wasn’t enough, there are prizes to be won too! What more could you […]

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Jul 19, 2014
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Kellogg’s Helps Kids Get Closer to the Origins of Their Food

A recent poll of 2,000 parents and primary school children in the UK found that a surprising number of children have lost touch with the fields where much of their food comes from. The poll revealed that around 1.8 million British kids have never been to a farm. Kellogg’s is committed to giving kids an understanding of where their food comes from and to bringing children closer to the origins of their food, the key focus of our new Origins programme. We recently took a small group of school children to visit a farm in Oxon to meet Kellogg’s Origins […]

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Jul 19, 2014
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Unbeatable value at Pleasure Island Family Theme Park This Summer

The Pleasure Island Family Theme Park in Cleethorpes, Northeast Lincs, as research shows it’s ticket prices are incredibly well priced they believe it is the best value day out to be had at any theme park this summer and it’s mix of activity for the family is second-to-none! The East Lincolnshire attraction is full of family fun.  Its white knuckle rides, including the popular Pendulus and the terrifying Boomerang, offer fantastic thrills for older children and adults, while younger ones can enjoy either pink knuckle rides and gentler experiences such as the mini mine train, or the kiddies rides, including mini […]

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Jul 16, 2014
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BADMINTON England says Sport needs to change to appeal to teens

In order to reach out to young people sports organizations will need to alter their attitudes if they really are going to make contact with teens. The unfortunate truth is that young people are not interested in their parents traditional PE. BADMINTON England who are the governing body of the sport in the UK want to get young people interested in PE. They believe that their ground breaking initiative will get teens playing badminton. And they may well be right as so far they have managed to entice tens of thousands of young people to become active. The initiative – […]

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Jul 15, 2014
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Vango gets kids camping like penguins

Vango has made camping even more exciting for young children this year by introducing the Wilderness Junior Penguin Sleeping Bag. For family camping trips or sleep-overs with friends, this sleeping bag will keep the little ones warm, comfy and most importantly happy! The Wilderness Junior Penguin Sleeping Bag design is unique to Vango and offers a quality that ensures your children are snug on camping adventures. The shaped hood and elasticised opening keeps heads cosy, while the insulated zip baffle keeps out cold air and helps retain body heat. No need to re-shuffle everything in the boot for this bag […]

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Jul 10, 2014
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Things To Look Out For When Buying a Baby Monitor

A baby monitor can be equipped with a lot of functions and it is often difficult to determine in advance which ones you are going to use and what not. Or maybe you want to buy one as a gift. That makes it even more difficult to assess which functions the new parents will appreciate. Marmitek have introduced a solution; the BabyView 725! This video baby monitor is equipped with all the functions listed below, yet only costs 129.95 euros. What choices do you have when buying a baby monitor? Video or no video There are baby monitors with and […]

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Jul 10, 2014
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DJ Monski Mouse to perform at the Southbank as part of London Wonderground

  This year there is a new inclusion to the Best Bopping Baby Disco DJ Monski Mouse. She and her husband will be have a new baby bouncing along by the end of her season at London Wonderground in September! Monski Mouse has been given the all clear by doctors and will be DJ-ing with her fabulous dancers whilst the little one in utero will be wiggling along to ‘retro eclectic’ vibe of her mum-to-be from swing to latin, pop, 80′s classics and rocking nursery rhymes. “I have a bouncing baby boy on the way, who is currently getting pre-bounced […]

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Jul 2, 2014
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Halfords alerts parents to the danger of used child car seats

According to new research from leading child car seat retailer Halfords, second-hand car seats are placing the health and safety of children at risk. Well-meaning friends or relatives ‘gifting’ car seats and parents purchasing second-hand seats online, from a market or car boot sale are potentially exposing their young occupants to invisible dangers ranging from previous accident damage to harmful bacteria. The warning is being issued by Halfords as part of national Child Safety Week (Monday, 23 – Sunday, 29 June) as it campaigns for every parent in the UK to check their child is in the right seat and […]

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Jun 24, 2014
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Breakfast time rush puts children in danger, admit UK parents

Nearly a third of parents (30%) say their child has suffered a serious accident or near miss during the morning rush according to new research out today. Topping the list of morning dangers for children are:  Pulling a hot drink over themselves (34%)  Touching hot hair straighteners (26%)  Stepping out in front of traffic (25%)  Falling down the stairs (23%)  Getting into liquitabs or cleaning substances(11%). Over a third (36%) of parents admit that they lose sight of safety precautions to prevent serious accidents in the breakfast time rush. And only 5% of parents prioritise keeping hot things or cleaning […]

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Jun 19, 2014
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Feber Slide 10 With Water Giveaway!

We featured the Feber Slide 10 with Water on Kidszine before. Now we are lucky enough to have one of these kids slides worth £129.99 to giveaway. This truly is a great present for any parent to give to their children, especially this summer (providing the Sun is out!). Before we wrote about the slide, here’s an excerpt: The slide has many lively colours and it can be assembled as a normal slide or just a hosepipe connected from the top making it extra wet, extra fast water slide which will add more fun to your summer. The slide sections have […]

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Jun 18, 2014
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Child Safety Introducing Free heat-proof straightener pouches

Hair straighteners can cause devastating burns to babies and toddlers, reaching temperatures twice the boiling point of water. Heat-proof safety pouches offer a simple solution. But a recent investigation found that most manufacturers do not supply heat-proof pouches with their products and most retailers do not sell pouches alongside straighteners.1 Responding to concerns, Cloud Nine today becomes the first company in the UK to supply heat-proof pouches as standard with all its straighteners. They are so concerned about this issue that they will be also supplying a safety pouch to anyone who owns a pair of hair straighteners free of […]

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Jun 18, 2014
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Danger of allergies with moving short film ahead of Father’s Day

Father gives heart-warming account of how he almost lost his son to severe allergic reaction. A moving short film detailing the story of a father who almost lost his son to anaphylaxis while on a family holiday has been produced ahead of Father’s Day by the Anaphylaxis Campaign, the only UK wide charity supporting people affected by severe, life threatening allergies, or anaphylaxis. The father, John Schwab, is a long standing member of the Anaphylaxis Campaign and an actor staring in films such as Zero Dark Thirty and Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets. The film, entitled Looking for Mary, […]

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Jun 14, 2014
Alan

Cautionary New Report About Kids’ Physical Fitness Levels

World Challenge, the schools expedition provider, released new data this week that paints a cautionary tale about the physical fitness of today’s youth. According to the organisation, a stunning 28% of children that were asked to take part in the 2013 World Challenge expedition were unable to reach the level of fitness recommended by the company. Considering the fact that these 5,000 children actually volunteered to take part in a physical challenge, the high failure rate is a cause for concern among the general fitness level of young people. The number is quite large for a group that considers itself […]

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Jun 5, 2014
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Sponsored Video – Funny Look at Car Mess plus Chance to Win a Camper Road Trip

Castrol take a look at the mess your kids can make in your car, plus there is a chance to Win a Camper Road Trip  

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Jun 3, 2014
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Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? by Dr John Coleman Book Giveaway

We have 2 copies of Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? by Dr John Coleman. We recently wrote about this great book which every parent should have, we said: Dr John Coleman  has developed a completely original, easy-to-use, framework for parents of teenagers using his years of experience as a child psychologist. No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager… Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?   offers a new approach. Dr Coleman’s   STAGE   framework   will provide new insights for mothers and fathers.   It offers invaluable suggestions for parents about how […]

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