Monthly Archives: October 2008


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While online dating websites may not correlate exactly with wider society, an interesting study from free dating site PlentyOfFish.com has concluded that women’s promiscuity – or at least their intentions of – has doubled in the last four years. In 2004, around 9% stated that they were looking for sex […]

Women catching up to men in promiscuity, and that’s just ...


Check out our Family Christmas Survival guide for articles and advice. Leading toy store Toys R Us has announced what it believes will be this year’s must have Christmas toys. Don’t be surprised that a lot of these are quite high-budget items, including Nintendo games consoles and an Asus Eee […]

Top Toys for Christmas 2008: Toys R Us announces list


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Do you know what Twitter is? It’s an online service which allows anyone to share 140-character snippets of information about themselves, what they’re doing, and what’s important to them. It’s a bit like text messaging on the Internet. March of Dimes has announced that it’s providing daily pregnancy tips – […]

Mums: Get daily pregnancy tips via Twitter




Although excessive use may discourage children from physical exercise, a new study suggests that parents can see the benefits of them playing video games. Though one may be sceptical as the research was commissioned by Sony (the company which makes the PlayStation consoles), it does suggest that children are learning […]

Majority of parents see video games of benefit to their ...


Four in five women are concerned about the current method of contraception used for birth control, yet two in five have stayed with their chosen method for five or more years. That’s according to a new survey carried out in the US by Schering-Plough, which also found that well over […]

Women not confident about contraception, put other worries before unwanted ...



I’ve just found out about a rather exciting new resource, due to launch next Thursday, 23rd October. TV4Parents is an online forum, based in the UK, developed by Tomorrow’s Child, and aimed at parents, carers, and children aged 0-11. This online TV styled web site will look at ways of […]

TV4Parents: online TV for parents goes live next week


The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has outlined ten things that parents can do to ensure that their children have a fun, but above all safe, Halloween night this year. CHOOSE bright, flame-retardant costumes or add reflective tape to costumes and candy bags so children are easily […]

Making Halloween safer for kids: ten tips for parents


Check out our Family Christmas Survival guide for articles and advice. The Early Learning Centre has announced a huge range of new toys coming into stock in plenty of time for Christmas this year. As a special offer, customers buying any product from the Star Buys range will receive another […]

Early Learning Centre gears up for Christmas with 450 new ...



Stop Internet Predators has announced its new Spanish website, designed to raise awareness of the new Internet technologies that can pose a threat to children. October is both National Hispanic Heritage Month and Cyber Security Awareness Month, so it’s a fitting time to launch the resource. Many of the fifteen […]

Hispanic community gets new online safety resources for kids