Category Archives: Safety

TESTED: The importance of child furniture safety

07/04/2017 | Articles, Education, In the news, Room to Grow, Safety | by Jane Thomas

At Room to Grow we know the importance of children’s furniture safety, yet we understand that it’s something that may not automatically be the first thought that comes into a parent’s mind when they’re in the middle of the hustle and bustle of preparing for a new arrival. Continue on to find out how our […]

How To…Prepare your Pet for a New Baby

08/02/2016 | Babies, Safety | by Jane Thomas

Pets and babies, it’s the ultimate cuteness combination…you might even feel like you already have a baby when you gaze into your pet’s eyes! But if you’re expecting the arrival of a new baby in your family, it’s important to try and ensure that the pet and baby dynamics will be harmonious and the transition […]

Fun and Safe Ways to Enjoy Fireworks Night with Little Ones

05/11/2015 | Fun, Safety | by Jane Thomas

It’s one of our favourite weeks of the year, when the night sky is constantly lit up with all manner of sparkling colours. If your little one loves fireworks, here’s how to enjoy Guy Fawkes night in a way that’s both fun and safe. Head to your local fireworks evening The best and safest way […]

Tips to Make Sure Your Little Ones are Safe when Trick or Treating

30/10/2015 | Safety | by Jane Thomas

Halloween can be a scary time. No, we’re not talking ghosts and ghoulies, we’re talking sugar highs, safety hazard costumes, angry neighbours and all the other perils associated with a night of trick or treating. Luckily we’ve come up with a foolproof guide to making sure you can enjoy Halloween in a fun but – […]

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Create a Good Sleep Environment for Your Baby

12/04/2015 | Articles, Babies, Bedtime, Safety, Sleep | by Zee

Sleep is divided into five cycles that occur every 50 to 60 minutes for infants, more frequently than for adults. This means your baby has more times during the night when they may awaken. Babies sleep as much as their bodies need regardless of whether it is day or night. Your newborn may sleep as […]

Parents at Parties – Do I Stay or Do I Go?

17/02/2015 | Fun, Safety | by Jane Thomas

When your child is invited to their first party, it is completely normal to face the decision, should you stay with your child or should you allow them to remain at the party alone. Your decision depends on a number of factors. First, you know your child, their personality and their behaviour. If your child […]

Top Three Tools To Help Monitor Your Child’s Safety Online

06/02/2015 | Safety | by Jane Thomas

  Following hot on the heels of our recent Safer Internet Day blog post, we’re taking a look at some of the resources available for parents to make sure that their children are safe when using the internet.  Whether it’s researching for homework/school projects, finding out about their interests and hobbies or interacting with friends, […]

The Top Five Family Friendly Cars

26/01/2015 | Safety | by Zee

A family friendly car meets the needs of both the parents and children of any age. Fortunately, there is tremendous competition, so there are many different models from which to choose. The most popular models are SUVs, MPV people carriers, and crossover. We have looked for those that are relatively inexpensive to drive, solidly built, […]

How To Encourage Kids To Be Active

28/12/2014 | Child Health, Exercise, Fun, Safety | by Heather

These days, children seem more keen on playing with tablets and hand held devices than playing on their bikes. Partly I think this is the perception by parents that it’s safer inside the house, which it probably is, but partly I also think that children genuinely enjoy playing games and the like on a “computer” […]

Anti-bullying Week

18/11/2014 | Child Health, Education, Health, In the news, Safety | by Catherine

The third week in November is anti-bullying week. “The challenge is huge: 1 in 10 children have reported being bullied   44 per cent of children have witnessed another pupil being bullied in the last 12 months   25 per cent of children (or over 2 million children) worry about bullying   Over 8 out […]

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