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Government announces free childcare rise to £2,000

Government announces free childcare rise to £2,000

In a new government initiative, more than two million working families could benefit from a tax-free childcare allowance which will be up…

Santa live on Christmas day!

Santa live on Christmas day!

On Christmas day, Wednesday the 25th of December 2013 we have another great reason to listen to Christmas music. We have an exclusive…

Learning an instrument boosts children’s brain power

Learning an instrument boosts children’s brain power

If your child learns to play a musical instrument, especially before the age of seven, you could be helping them to turbo-boost…

Free school meals entitlement

Free school meals entitlement

Free school meals entitlement is to be extended to all infant pupils in England costing the UK tax payer £600 million a…

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Drinking wine while pregnant: The Facts

Drinking wine while pregnant: The Facts

Looks like the rules on drinking alchohol while you are pregnant have changed again. As new research suggests having a glass of…

Dad’s pregnant: Dad can finally feel pregnant too!

Dad’s pregnant: Dad can finally feel pregnant too!

For most Dad's, when Mum's pregnant they can feel quite helpless. They watch over their brood from a distance. However, new technology…

Children healthier if parents are Gay

Children healthier if parents are Gay

It appears that children who are raised with same-sex parents are much healthier and happier than children with heterosexual parents. Meaning, gay…

Children who sleep all night have a better memory

Children who sleep all night have a better memory

New research has found that gettting the right sleep routines for your children not only helps them to sleep through the night, but…

Praising children too much is not good for them

Praising children too much is not good for them

Yes, we've all heard Mum's telling us how clever and educationally advanced their child is for their age. Yet it seems praising…

Bilingual children learn better and faster

Bilingual children learn better and faster

It seems that all those long hours spent in class learning a new language may have been worth it after all. MRI…

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