Categories Archives: Healthy Living

How to keep children active during lockdown

Posted by iChild, January 20, 2021 9:34 AM
Article Excerpt Image Performance Physique founder, Arj Thiruchelvam, coaches people from novices to Team GB Olympians. He shares his article on helping us boost exercise opportunities for children during the pandemic.

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Tips to handle bullying

Posted by iChild, November 18, 2020 11:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image We've recently celebrated anti-bullying week. Former childminder and childcare advisor, and now top blogger, The Next Best Thing to Mummy, shares her advice to help parents support their children through this difficult situation.

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Tips to help children deal with trolls

Posted by iChild, November 11, 2020 10:13 AM
Article Excerpt Image Cyber bullying is one of the many challenges facing today's young people. Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder for 14 years, as a preschool development worker, then as support childminder for the children's center. In this blog, she shares her advice on supporting children.

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Cycling with children – what you need to know to get started

Posted by iChild, October 21, 2020 3:31 PM
Article Excerpt Image When lockdown began, many people started digging old bikes to make their daily exercise more varied and decided that cycling was a far better option for their commute to work than public transport. In these changing times, cycling can fill a gap for many families.

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Lunch box wins

Posted by iChild, September 09, 2020 4:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image HalibOrange, the UK’s No.1 kids vitamin brand, have offered ichild their article on taking the fuss out of lunchbox prep – making it simple and quick to put together a lunch that’s as tasty as it is nutritionally balanced.

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Sporting product ideas from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, September 02, 2020 12:47 PM
Article Excerpt Image After an exceptional few months, many of our children are at last returning to school. P.E. is going to be a key part of the new term. We've found a selection of fun sporty products from our iChild Shop to help children keep up the exercise where and when we can.

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Steps to help fussy children try new food

Posted by iChild, August 12, 2020 12:50 PM
Article Excerpt Image Tilda Kids share their article by ‘The Secret Life of 4-Year-Olds’ child psychologist, Dr Sam Wass. He unveils the science behind our children’s eating behaviours.

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Enjoying team games and the World Cup!

Posted by iChild, June 13, 2018 12:10 PM
Article Excerpt Image Play & Learn is a former nursery deputy head who is now a Stay at Home Mum to an adorable little boy and girl who love to play! She has lived in England for over 10 years. Many of her ideas are inspired by both her Canadian upbringing and her teaching experience in the UK. Here she talks about using the World Cup to encourage all children to get active!

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Body image issues and eating disorders in children – can parents help?

Posted by iChild, May 16, 2018 2:26 PM
Article Excerpt Image Helena Grace Donald is an empowerment coach and teen mentor. Concerned about the pressures facing even primary school children, she uses her own experiences as an adolescent trying so hard to fit in and "be perfect". She is the author of "Learning to Love the girl in the Mirror".

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Keeping active in the winter: Inspiration from the Winter Olympics

Posted by iChild, February 15, 2018 5:26 PM
Article Excerpt Image Play and Learn Every Day is a former nursery deputy head and now a Stay at Home Mum to an adorable little boy and girl who love to play! She grew up in Canada - where they have "real" winters. She draws on her childhood experiences and her children's excitement about the Winter Olympics to think about activities which we can all enjoy during the cold winter months.

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