Secondary school: how parents can help make the transition easier

This is from the Guardian newspaper Tuesday 31 August 2010 Professor Julian Elliott, an educational psychologist at Durham University, says: “For many children, secondary school represents a step towards autonomy and the whole process of growing up and leaving childhood behind.” It can be overwhelming for children and parents alike. But there are things you can do to make things …

Child Car Seat Laws Changing

The law regarding booster seats for children changes on March 1. Under new regulations, only children measuring more than 125cm and weighing more than 22kg will be able to travel in a car on a backless booster cushion. This is because a backless car seat offers much less protection in the event of a collision. Children must be in an …