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9 th January 2017
Those who help out with childcare or provide support to others in their community tend to live longer than older people who do not care for other people, a new study has revealed.   Research published in the journal Evolution and Human Behaviour suggests that having full-time custody of grandchildren can have a negative effect on older...
12 th December 2016
Who remembers being read ‘The Little Match Girl’ in their youth? It is not the tale often told to little ones today. More likely they hear ‘triumph over adversity’ stories of animated animals, toys or wizards beating the odds against the dark forces. Voldemort never prevails. Rather, one could argue, a Disneyfied view of Christmas sees children’s...
29 th November 2016
Children under the age of six are working hard at being kind and tolerant but parents still feel there is much to learn, according to new research. Not always telling the truth, not interrupting when someone is talking and how to use a 'quiet voice' when making observations in public have been revealed as some of the most difficult traits to teach...
3 rd November 2016
Our Day Nursery in Widnes, Cheshire takes the welfare of your children very seriously.  That is why all our staff are highly qualified and are selected on their qualifications and their love of working with children.  We also provide regular training to ensure our team are up to date with first aid requirements and working towards further...
11 th October 2016
Daytime naps are crucial for babies and toddlers’ brain development and are essential for their wellbeing. Yet many young children go without a nap at nursery, either because it does not have a dedicated sleep area or because the parent has specifically asked for their child not to be given a nap. Sleep is a hot topic for parents of young children...
26 th September 2016
Children aged four to ten are consuming twice as much sugar as they should, while older children have three times the recommended daily amount, a major survey has revealed. You can be assured that your child is receiving well balanced meals at our Day Nursery in Cheshire and all our meals are freshly prepared on site. According to the National...
5 th September 2016
Pre-school children are showing increasing signs of being unhappy with their body image and appearance, a new survey has revealed.  Our Liverpool Day Nursery encourages good, positive thoughts about the way children feel about themselves. According to the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), almost a third of childcare...
22 nd August 2016
The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP), which was due to become non-statutory from September 2016, will continue to be mandatory for the 2016-2017 academic year. Our Day Nursery in Cheshire complies with the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). This is a government guideline which practitioners follow to make sure that we are...
8 th August 2016
It is remarkable how in the space of less than ten years, touch screen devices have become the norm in the majority of households in the UK. Tablets are now outselling laptops and Ofcom revealed that in 2014, 11 per cent of three to four-year-olds in the UK owned a tablet. Yet it is an area where parents and childcare workers are having to operate...
27 th July 2016
The start of a new school term is always exciting, but the transition from nursery to primary school can be both daunting and overwhelming for young children, and although every parent wants their child to settle, they are often unaware how they can support them. Children aged between 30-50 months and 40-60 months are expected to achieve a range...

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