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8 Ways to make your home kid-friendly and safe

8 Ways to make your home kid-friendly and safe

Whether you’re about to be a parent, or you’re already pretty deep into the world of child-rearing, you’re always full of worries about your kids. Are they safe out there when they’re at school or nursery, and are they safe even in the comfort of your own home? Of course, we’d all like to think that the answer to the latter question was a resounding ‘yes’. VIEW the POST

How to make your garden safe for kids

How to make your garden safe for kids

If you have young children, then a typical garden can present a variety of hazards and dangers which could cause an injury. Children need to get plenty of fresh air and the opportunity to exercise, so having access to a safe outdoor space is the key to their happiness and wellbeing. How do we make sure our gardens are safe for young children to play in, however? After all, there are several garden hazards which could pose a threat to a child’s health, and this guide shows you what they are and how to make them safe.VIEW the POST

What I learnt on the speed awareness course

On Thursday evening I attended my first, and hopefully last, speed awareness course. I was completely gob-smacked at how little I knew about the roads, signs and hazards around me. I have always been a careful driver, ironically Hubby says I drive like a granny… after doing this course I will be even more aware of the environment around me and drive more carefully.

Sleek interiors combining style and safety

Sleek interiors combining style and safety

As a mum, you may well be in primary command, for better or for worse, of how your house develops into a home. This role can have its downsides, but it also allows you the imaginative and creative freedom to do something a little different with floors, walls, rooms and furniture. Your priorities are likely to be twofold: to create the best space for your children to grow up in while at the same time keeping things as stylish as possible. Here are some tips, therefore, for creating the sort of interior that’s both safe and sleekly stylish.VIEW the POST

A guide to skateboarding for kids

A guide to skateboarding for kids

Skateboarding is more than just a sport. It’s a cultural phenomenon that has influenced language, music, arts and fashion. Aside from competitive events, the sport has no rules, and this somehow has created a rebellious spirit within the skateboarding culture which has been wholeheartedly embraced by millions of youths from around the world. While UK can’t boast a large population of skateboarders yet, the interest in the sport is growing, particularly among children and young teens. Many parents worry about their child when they declare their love for skateboarding, due to the injuries associated with the sport and even sometimes with the rebellious culture that surrounds it, but fear not, here is a quick guide to get you ready if your child asks for a skateboard.VIEW the POST

Keeping your little ones safe in the car #RoadSafetyWeek #Kiddicare

This week is road safety week, 21st to 27th November, and Kiddicare asked me to think about what that means to me. It made me think back to when I had my car accident: two years ago now. Luckily the children were not in the car, but did you know that you still have to replace the car seats? Recently the child booster seat law changed indicating that booster seats are now not as safe. This meant when I replaced the car seats I was able to get the right seats and keep the children safe!