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In the swim

Swimming lessons were once such a dreaded part of P.E. that many of us fervently hoped for a verruca simply to avoid getting in the pool. Now some schools no longer offer lessons and many parents either can’t swim themselves, or aren’t sure how to teach their children to understand water safety and become strong,…

Footloose & fancy free

Summer style for kids Left to their own devices, children make some brave and uniquely creative fashion choices. Anyone who has ever tried to persuade a three year old that a unicorn onesie, superhero cape, frothy pink tutu and wellingtons are not a suitable choice for nursery, will confirm this essential truth. It’s worth splashing…

The great outdoors

If you think back to your own childhood, it probably involved exploring, riding your bike and playing outdoors away from the watchful gaze of your parents. All too often, today’s children don’t have the freedom to play outside unsupervised, because we fear for their safety. The joys of fishing in a stream using a lump…

Kid’s fitness at David Lloyd in Aberdeen

Prising your little angels away from the Xbox or their phones is never easy, but it’s not just thumbs that need a bit of exercise. Luckily, David Lloyd Aberdeen offers a great programme of fitness activities designed for toddlers to teens. They’ve recently added nine new Les Mills ‘Born To Move’ classes, running across daytimes,…

Considering a tutor?

Kids today are under more pressure to succeed academically than ever before. They’re also faced with a greater number of barriers in the form of peer pressure, social media and bullying. Add in the odd disruptive influence in classes and it’s easy to see why many parents choose to use a tutor or additional  education…

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