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One in five children miss eye tests

The study of 1,500 parents and teachers, conducted by Redshift Research, showed more than one in five children aged between one and 13 have never had an eye test, with the main reason given by their parents being that they ‘don’t seem to have a problem with their eyes’.

Research shows almost quarter of kids don’t know who England’s patron saint is

On St George’s Day, a study by Fun Kids Radio – the UK’s dedicated children’s radio station – has found that almost a quarter of children [21 per cent] have no idea who St. George actually is. Although nine in ten children had heard of St George, when asked who he was, the survey of over 200 children aged four to fourteen reveals that:

six per cent thought he was a king
two per cent thought he had gone to the moon
one respondent even believed that he was ‘a person on Xbox’

Don’t poison the pooch this Easter!

Easter has just passed and this is a reminder that  Chocolate is harmful to pets.  Burns Pet Nutrition’s annual census recently revealed that many dog owners aren’t aware that chocolate is harmful to their pooch. But they should be vigilant, as mans best friend, can be quite canny at pilfering delicious delights when their back is turned!

Harvester Is Named UK's Best Family Restaurant Two Years In A Row

Harvester Restaurants is celebrating after being named the UK's best family restaurant for the second year running by leading baby charity Tommy's.  Harvester, which has 212 of restaurants across the UK, learnt of its success after the national baby charity announced the winners of its 19th Tommy's Awards at an annual ceremony held at the Landmark Hotel in London.

Mums-to-be planning conception – around weather, weddings and work

Half of modern mums are meticulously planning the timing of their new arrival around weather, weddings and work commitments, a study has found. Researchers found the excitement of discovering a new baby is on the way has been replaced by an operation reminiscent of a military manoeuvre, involving times, dates and even locations.

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