Competition: Win A Family Ticket To Camp Bestival In Dorset Including Camping Pitch

The festival experience becomes slightly different once you have a family, as having the kids around increases the potential for fun. ‘Camp Bestival’, the “little sister” of Bestival, is organised by BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank.  It’s held annually in July at Lulworth Castle in Dorset and is aimed at families with small children.  The…

Crafty Gift Ideas To Make With Your Little One

Trying to find the perfect present for a family member or friend can be expensive, time-consuming and, if we’re being honest, soul-destroying. How much pleasure will they really receive from that off-the-shelf-and-chosen-in-desperation scarf, socks or ‘funny’ book? To escape the expensive tat trap and exhausting schlep, it’s so much fun for you and your child…

Suicidal Pregnant Women And New Mums Reassured They’re Not Alone, By ‘Our Chance’ Charity Campaign

Mums have opened up about their mental health problems in a bid to save the lives of new mothers and pregnant women at risk of suicide. The charities Best Beginnings and Sands launched the above film, ‘My Mental Health Matters’, on Tuesday 15 November, with the support of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The video…

Parents Warned About Risk Of ‘Alternative Therapies’ For Children After Four-Year-Old Is Hospitalised

Doctors have warned of the dangers of “alternative” therapies for children. The warning, published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, comes after a four-year-old boy with autism was admitted to A&E after taking holistic supplements. The boy had a range of symptoms, including vomiting, constipation, weight loss and loss of appetite. Doctors revealed he had…

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