How Do Childhood Fears Emerge?

12th Mar 2017

How Do Childhood Fears Emerge? Childhood fears are a normal and natural part of development. They emerge in the gap between being exposed to something new and mastering the experience. This is why you will notice that ‘typical’ childhood fears […]

The secrets of people who never get sick

4th Feb 2017

very now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving so […]

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

4th Feb 2017

Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference. The gut microbiome – the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits […]

The best stain removers

4th Feb 2017

We’ve all been there, furiously scrubbing at a stain that just refuses to budge. It doesn’t have to be so elbow-achingly hard. If you do your research well enough, you’ll be able to pick out which stain removers on the […]

5 ideas to help family gatherings

2nd Feb 2017

Here are five ideas to help family gatherings become more enjoyable for everyone.   1 Encourage Interaction with Grandma and Grandad The bond between children and grandparents is a very special one. And family gatherings are great time to nurture […]

5 Tips to Get Kids to Believe in Santa

2nd Feb 2017

5 Tips to Get Kids to Believe in Santa Claus Again Here’s 5 inventive (and fun!) ways to help children believe in Santa Claus again. You can recreate the Christmas magic! Oh dear, it’s happened – someone has let the […]

Family Stress And Child’s Temper

24th Jan 2017

Family Stress And Child’s Temper Extremes Contribute To Anxiety And Depression In Children *Georgia Pavlopoulou (Ph.D c. in Psychology)has selected interesting pieces of research for all parents /carers from Science Direct. She has also selected some powerful exercises on mindfulness […]

A way to never forgetting a name

21st Jan 2017

In the early 1990s Mark Channon was working at a London bar, when a friend taught him a technique to remember names. At the time, Channon, who was an aspiring actor, could remember lines for a performance, but had a […]

How to sleep on a long-haul flight

21st Jan 2017

How to sleep on a long-haul flight 1. Opt to fly on a Boeing 787 if possible. It uses higher air pressure to boost the levels of oxygen in your bloodstream, improving comfort. 2. Organise a busy day before the […]

Top 5 Christmas Films

15th Dec 2016

Top 5 Christmas Films Christmas tales don’t always have to be read from a book, here are some of our favourite films to share with your children during this festive period 1 Elf The story of Buddy, played by Will […]