Month: August 2013

Last minute summer activity for the family

If you’re looking for a fun last minute summer activity for the family, pay a visit to Leeds Castle in Kent and stay overnight in the ‘Knight’s Glamping’ quarter. A far cry from the dark, dank abodes of the Middle Ages, the medieval Glamping tents at the castle are accessorised with all the luxuries our […]

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The ten best jokes for a three-year-old

Most kids love a good joke – and the younger the child, the cornier the joke, the bigger the laugh. So… want to see your three-year-old in stitches? Try these on for size, our best jokes for a three-year-old: 1. What do you get when you pour hot water down a rabbit hole? –          Hot […]

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How to teach a child to ride a bike

So you’ve bought your little precious a spanking new bicycle and now face he grand (rather daunting) task of teaching him/her to ride said spanking new bicycle. Or maybe your child is ready to venture out sans stabilisers? Are you supposed to hold the handle bars and run along next to little Johnny praying for […]

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A ‘cry analyser’ to detect health problems in babies

Scientists from Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island  in the US have developed a device that analyses a baby’s cry as a means to interpret possible health or developmental problems. It’s a computer based instrument that uses 80 different metrics to ascertain the health problems in babies. Sound far-fetched? Here’s the […]

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