Children in the UK can still benefit from free sports equipment!

Whilst the furore rages over the withdrawal of child benefits the Haven Fun & Fitness scheme continues to benefit under-5’s at nurseries with the provision of free sports equipment designed to help children meet government guidelines regarding the importance of physical activity. The scheme, now in its third year was re-launched recently and got off to a flying start with more than 1,000 playgroups and nurseries
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Child benefit to be scrapped for higher taxpayers!

Child benefit is to be axed for higher-rate taxpayers from 2013, Chancellor George Osborne has announced… He told the Conservative conference the move – saving £1bn a year – was “tough but fair” and “made sense” at a time of huge pressure on the public finances. Any couples where one parent earns about £44,000 – roughly the 40% tax level – and above will
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Telling the real story of my #Twitterbirth

Hello lovelies! This week has been crazy-bonkers  (a little like how I’ve been described lately by those lovely Daily mail readers!) Oscar is a week old tomorrow and has had a very exciting first week of life! From radio interviews to TV shoots, he’s slept through, waking only for his regular feed and deep blue eyed look-around to see if the world is still
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CCIF’s fantabulous relaunch!

Hello lovelies! So, here we are finally, after a few hiccups and nightmare techy problems! All sparkly new for you to enjoy! With our Editor Fi VERY close to giving birth it was all a bit stressy there for a while if we would relaunch in time! We had visions of her typing frantically in between contractions while tweeting and facebooking!  Well…Multi-tasking is all
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Learn to be a lifesaver! – Nationwide child safety campaign launches

New research published today reveals that two out of five parents has had to give emergency first aid to a youngster in their care – but worryingly, over 40% of parents have never done any first aid training. The research also revealed that head injuries, burns and choking are amongst the most common accidents in the home.  Knowledge about what do to is essential
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