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Folic acid linked to lower child cancer risks

A new study has linked the addition of folic acid to US products with a decrease in certain childhood cancers Continue reading

Children should start school at six

Children should start school at six, says academic

Children, especially bright children, should start school at six years old according to education academics. Continue reading

Prime Minister launches free parenting classes

Government plans to support families need 'buy in' from all to normalise parenting classes. Continue reading

‘Healthy’ fizzy drink contains 12 teaspoons of sugar

‘Healthy’ fizzy drink contains 12 teaspoons of sugar

McDonalds reveal a new 'healthy' children's drink that contains 12 teaspoons of sugar. Continue reading

Scottish baby and toddler show

Scottish Baby and Toddler Show 2012

Mindful Mum's favourite products and companies from 2012's baby and toddler show in Scotland. Continue reading

MP calls for change in blinds after toddler strangled by cord

Since 2010 11 toddlers across the UK have become accidentally entangled in blind cords. Continue reading

sugar levels in healthy drinks under estimated

Sugar levels in ‘healthy’ drinks underestimated

by Louise-Anne Geddes, Mindful Mum, 17th April 2012 More than 2000 people from across the UK

Nurseries should ban TV, says survey

Nurseries should ban TV, says survey

Study says TV in nurseries and bedrooms may lead to obesity. Continue reading

Children ‘losing touch’ with the natural world, say National Trust

Children ‘losing touch’ with the natural world, say National Trust

Research by National Trust says children aren't encouraged to enjoy nature. Continue reading

Free parenting classes

Free parenting classes

Charities will offer free parenting classes to all families with children under 5. Continue reading