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  1. Kids' games: Top 10 games for three year olds

    Playtime and games are a big part of the life of any 3 year old. Some activities will be more sophisticated and imaginative than previously as your child develops a bigger repertoire of things they like to do. Friends rather than parents will start to become more important when it comes to play. Mum

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  2. Top 10 baby games for one and two year olds

    Playtime for little ones comes naturally. It’s not only fun but critical for their development as it’s how they learn. Babies and toddlers first play mates are their parents and time spent playing games and interacting helps develop that bond. Smiling and making faces at your child together with sin

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  3. Kids' games: Top 10 preschool games

    When preschool or nursery is looming for your little one, you’ll want to make the transition as easy as possible. If your child has an idea of what to expect and a familiarity with some of the activities that they’ll be taking part in it’ll make them more comfortable. You don’t have to hot house you

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  4. How much sugar should children have?

    There's a lot of talk about sugar at the moment. There's the sugar tax, daily recommendations, and different ways of classifying sugar. It can get pretty confusing when all most parents want to know is what to feed their kids. It's obvious that a diet packed with sweets, chocolate and fizzy drinks i

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  5. Do you spend too much time with your kids?

    Spending time with your kids is what family life is all about. It's important for parents and children to do things together to strengthen the family bond. You can overdo it though, which can be unhealthy for you and your children. Do you feel like you're always responsible for your child's entertai

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  6. Just the one: The joys and challenges of only children

    I'm spoilt, selfish and socially inept. It's all my parents fault for not providing me with a genetic playmate. That's bunkum (hopefully) but it's a common myth that still exists when it comes to only children. We aren't all Violet Beauregarde or Little Lord Fauntleroy, far from it. Plenty of studie

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  7. Childhood anxiety

    It's perfectly normal for children to have worries and fears. Whether it's being afraid of the dark, dreading a big maths test or having a fall out with a friend; kids, just like adults, get anxious about things. Sometimes your child's anxiety can be more than just passing concerns. It can develop i

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  8. Plan a family fun run

    If you're looking to do something healthy and enjoyable as a family why not consider a fun run? You can plan and prepare for it together even if you have different levels of fitness, and think of all the benefits. Running's free, all you need is a pair of trainers. You'll be spending time together a

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  9. Mother-daughter bonding

    No one loves you as much as your mum and in some cases no one has the capacity to irritate you as much either! The mother-daughter relationship is one of the most, if not THE most, important relationships in your life but there are times when it can be volatile. Mums are usually the main care givers

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  10. X-rays and scans for kids

    X-rays and CT scans can seem daunting and a bit scary for children. Parents too may worry about safety because of the use of radiation to produce images of inside the body. However, they can be an essential tool in working out what’s wrong with your child. X-rays are used to check for broken bones,

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