Family Matters

Child Bereavement

How Children Grieve More than 100 children are bereaved of a parent every day in the UK. By the time children reach primary school, there is likely to be one child in every class that […]

Child Safety

Child Sexual Exploitation

Child Sexual Exploitation What is it? Child sexual Exploitation (often shortened to CSE) is taking advantage of children for sexual purposes. One form of CSE is ‘grooming’. It is different from other forms of sexual […]

Child Safety

Food Poisoning First Aid

St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity has teamed up with All About Family to bring you some simple, but life saving, first aid tips on dealing with food poisoning and swallowed poisons. […]

Child Safety

Keeping Children Sun-Safe

Keeping Children Sun-Safe As the weather gets warmer and the sun shines brighter, children are often playing outside for much longer periods of time – meaning we need to take precautions against various dangers which […]


Exam Stress!

Helping your child deal with exam stress Now that exam season is upon us you may be wondering how you can help your child to deal with the pressure and stress. A normally relaxed and […]

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Making Fitness fun

Our ancestors have been on the planet for 6 million years. The modern form of humans have been around for about 200,000 years. Our ‘Hunter-Gatherer” ancestors lived a very different life to us. They would […]

Health and Fitness

The Sweet Stuff

The Sweet Stuff –Limiting Your Child’s Sugar Intake Following the news of numerous family-branded products we often deem as being ‘healthy’ forced to include labels advising ‘occasional’ consumption (in line with a five-year global health […]

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Portion Control

Portion Control Calorie consumption and expenditure is extremely difficult to understand. It is incredibly hard to apply various, generalised numbers fed to us from varying sources to an individual child, especially when children weigh different […]


King’s Gardens

Welcome to King’s Gardens, the beautiful historic gardens situated on Southport Promenade. Do you wish to know an amazing fact? When you stand in King’s Gardens you are standing where the sea once was. There […]

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Being School Ready

Being school-ready When the summer holidays start to wind-down, it’s time to start preparing for the new school year ahead. By preparing a few weeks in advance for the return to school, it will help […]