Categories Archives: Healthy Living

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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Keeping children active over the summer

Posted by iChild, July 26, 2017 10:42 AM
Article Excerpt Image Play & Learn is a former nursery deputy head who is now a Stay at Home Mom to an adorable little boy and girl who love to play! She believes play helps them learn and develop, and she shares ideas for games and toys that they play with every day on her blog. She has lived in England for over 10 years. Many of her ideas are inspired by her Canadian upbringing, as well as her teaching experience in the UK.

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Fun and learning by the river - an old-fashioned summer

Posted by iChild, May 17, 2017 9:44 AM
Article Excerpt Image By Squished Blueberries. Squished Blueberries is a blogger and 29 year old Mum of three. She is an ex early years educator who left the preschool life behind to... stay at home and look after her own preschoolers! Not that different, except she doesn't get paid now, or have a lunch break, or sick days... and no one says thanks at the end of the day.

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The Great Sugar Debate

Posted by iChild, March 22, 2017 10:49 AM
Article Excerpt Image By Claudi & Fin. Lucy (Claudia's mum) and Meriel (Fin's mum) met when their children were very little. They bonded over a mutual love of great tasting, healthy food, especially for children. This led to the recipe for Claudi & Fin’s first product – a naturally delicious frozen lolly made with Greek style yoghurt, real fruit and vitamin D. They are passionate about good food for children. And passionate about health!

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