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No more lost property toys as Butlins launch new ‘Bear Care’ initiative for families

Butlins BEARS

EVERYONE knows that toys have the most fun when children play with them, but on those exciting days out when teddy can’t come with you, what does teddy get up to, and how do we make sure he doesn’t feel lonely? Well children across the country heading to Butlins can now feel safe in the knowledge that their most loved toys will now be able to have as much fun on holiday as they are – as Butlins, the UK company which has been adding sparkle to family breaks for more than 75 years, is introducing a new Bear Care initiative – a dedicated day care service for toys.

Mums confess to telling holiday untruths

School gate untruths

One in five mums admit to telling white lies in the playground to exaggerate how good their summer break was.  That’s according to a new poll by travel website who quizzed mums on the lies they told and why.  Top untruths were about the holiday accommodation, the weather and how well their kids behaved.  Whilst many were genuine about where they went, some mums confessed to telling others they stayed at a nicer hotel, or a better location within a resort.

Austin Healey urges parents to switch on parental controls to protect children online

Ex England and Lions Rugby Union international, Austin Healey, has called on BT customers to protect their children while using the internet, by setting up BT Parental Controls. BT announced today, that the former Leicester Tigers star and father of four daughters, aged between six and 13 years, will be the face of its publicity campaign for BT Parental Controls.

Helping young people avoid dangerous driving

Dangerous driver

Ford is once again partnering with road safety charity, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the Automobile Association (the AA) to roll out FREE driver training programmes to UK drivers aged 17-24.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second baby

Morning Sickness

Similarly to her pregnancy with Prince George, unfortunately Kate Middleton is currently being treated at Kensington Palace for acute morning sickness.  With this in mind, we wanted to draw your attention to Hyperemesis Gravidarum, the rare morning sickness condition resulting in dehydration and weight loss. Dr James Nicopoullos, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery at The Lister Hospital, London ( comments below about the prevalence of the condition, it's potential impact on the baby, and how expectant mothers can ease their symptoms.

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