Monthly Archives: April 2009

Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of family-friendly gadgets. B(l)aby belt Though currently only a prototype, the B(l)aby belt is like a hi-fi system for the womb. It’s a wide, contoured belt equipped with a touch-sensitive digital music player and three vibration-based speakers that effectively transmit music directly into […]

Gadget Watch: B(l)aby belt, Memoir digital photo frame

Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of celebrity family news. Jennifer Lopez tackles whooping cough Jennifer Lopez has teamed up with March of Dimes in a US national awareness campaign about pertussis (whooping cough). The new initiative focuses on educating new parents and their families about pertussis, a highly […]

Celebrity Watch: Jennifer Lopez with March of Dimes, Van Outen ...

Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of news about the Internet, particularly as it relates to children and families Adult games sold to British kids Trading Standards recently discovered that a number of online retailers are selling “mature” video games to children. “The teenage volunteer visited 16 separate outlets […]

Internet Watch: adult games sold to kids, Internet addiction, Twitter ...

A selection of the latest children’s toys and games to catch our eye. Hexbugs For your teenager (aged 14+) these colourful little robot insects could provide some amusement. They scuttle around, detecting and avoiding obstacles and shying away from loud noises. Available in five colours for £9.99 each from I […]

Toy Watch: Hexbugs, Fruit Factory, Roary Racing Car, Lazy Town

Feeding a growing family can be expensive enough without dining out on a regular basis, so it’s perhaps little surprise that a new survey has found that nearly three-quarters of British families are choosing to eat home-cooked meals rather than in restaurants. Almost three-quarters (73%) of those families asked said […]

Most British families eating at home, survey finds