Most of us welcome the longer, warmer days that spring and summer brings, but if you or your child suffers from hay fever this might not be the case. Hay fever, also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis, usually begins in childhood or during the teenage years, but you can getRead More →

Let it Glow Gordons Chemists Exclusive, Limited Edition He-Shi Express Liquid Tan and Tanning Mitt Pack has everything you need for the perfect, long-lasting summer glow. He-Shi Express Liquid Tan 150ml is quick and easy to apply with a light liquid, ‘see where it goes’ formula that dries in minutes,Read More →

With Cathy Owen Is your mind straying to the summer holidays yet? We may have just got over Easter, but seriously it’s not long now! I’m staying in the UK this year and chats at the school gate have lead me to conclude that many of us are opting toRead More →

Cold sores are painful, irritating, fluid-filled blisters that occur around the lips. They are caused by infection with the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and are highly contagious until completely healed. It is estimated that 70 per cent of people may carry the HSV. Primary infection occurs by close direct contactRead More →

GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP According to The Great British Bedtime Report, many of us either don’t sleep enough or have a poor quality of sleep. Apart from the obvious feeling of tiredness, it is well known that chronic lack of sleep increases your risk of developing heart disease, strokes andRead More →

Norovirus is the most common stomach bug in the UK. Infection can happen at any time of the year but is more common during the colder months – which is why it is often referred to as the winter vomiting bug.  Norovirus infection can occur at any age and, becauseRead More →

Weather Protection Babies and children love the fresh air, but young delicate skin isn’t ready to provide protection from the harsh winter environment. Little rosy cheeks can glow healthily in the cold thanks to Calendula Weather Protection Cream (£8.95/30ml) which tops up the natural barrier on their faces and hands with a richRead More →

BE ACTIVE. Turn your devices off and get outside with your kids – whatever the weather. Exercise reduces the natural chemicals that build up during stress, and releases endorphins into the bloodstream creating a sense of wellbeing. Just 20 to 30 minutes of exercise a day, preferably outdoors with grassRead More →

Does your child know how to do the cobra, butterfly or roaring lion? Not, in fact, the latest dance moves or swimming styles, but yoga poses. In the fast-paced, busy lifestyles we tend to live today, maybe it’s time to breathe deeply, balance our bodies and say yes to yoga…Read More →

As a parent and a teacher, Emma Phoenix-Kelly, is beginning to realise just how pertinent a problem FASD is becoming for some children living in the rest of the UK and Scotland today… Unfortunately, statistics of just how many cases of FASD there are in the UK is not known.Read More →