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Encephalitis Is A Growing UK Threat Due To Surge In Measles Cases, warns Brain Inflammation Charity

Encephalitis International (EI), a leading global charity today announced that encephalitis (a life-threatening brain inflammation) is a growing UK threat due to a ‘measles emergency’ in the UK. This warning follows a recent update from UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA),…

Major Study Reveals Skills Children Need to Navigate an Uncertain Future

Parents value ‘soft skills’ over ‘hard skills’ to future-proof their children’s wellbeing, new research reveals. 38% cited resilience and the ability to cope through change as most important 38% are most concerned with their children developing interpersonal and social skills …

The Special Christmas Toy Aiming To Help Those Struggling This Festive Season

IT’s the most magical time of the year – and the season most children look forward to more than most. But for some children and teenagers and their loved ones , Christmas can also present huge challenges. A report by…

“A new training programme that provides employers & employees with tools to assist those who have suffered a baby loss.”

ON BABY LOSS AWARENESS WEEK, BRIEFED JOINS FORCES WITH CAMPAIGNER, KEELEY LENGTHORN, TO LAUNCH MAJOR NEW TRAINING PROGRAMME A NEW online training platform has been launched to help employees navigate a return-to-work after experiencing a baby loss. Developed by Briefed, the…

“Crackpot” Egg Crack Challenge “a step too far”, says former reality TV star

Former Made in Chelsea star and managing director of influencer marketing agency, Disrupt, Stevie Johnson, has urged parents and social media influencers to quit the ‘Egg Crack Challenge’ which is currently taking TikTok by storm. The ex-Bafta award-winning reality TV…

Ceiling screens helping children at West Midlands hospice

Children at a West Midlands hospice can now enjoy watching TV and playing games on ceiling screens, thanks to a collaboration between companies in the area. Acorns in the Black Country, based in Walsall, cares for youngsters with life-limiting or…

A cracking Easter weekend is just a train ride away!

1 in 3 families in the UK believe Easter is just as important as Christmas 4 in 10 people think it’s important to do something special as a family on Easter weekend Railcard.co.uk reveals the top 3 Easter Egg hunts…

Easter Holiday’s Pirate Takeover: Train to become a pirate on board The Golden Hinde in London

 – A unique experience for the whole family uncovering the history of pirates – – 3rd to 16th April 2023 – 10am to 6pm –  Peg-legs and parrots at the ready this Easter as The Golden Hinde, the magnificent full-size…

Addictive behaviour starts young – so give children experiences and not devices this Christmas, says Priory expert

As the Children’s Commissioner for England urges parents to buy children old-fashioned phones, a Priory psychotherapist warns that young people are spending an “obscene number of hours” on their smartphones, and says parents should “ditch addictive gadgets and buy children…

Screen-Time Will Be Limited, My Kids Will Never Sleep In My Bed And I Will Not Shout At Them… Study Reveals The 20 Most Hilarious Preconceptions Parents Had Before Becoming A Mum Or Dad

New research of parents reveals as many as 85 percent think back and laugh out loud about the sort of parent, they thought they would be. A further 81 percent claim it is simply impossible to know just how hard…