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5 Ways to Wean Your Child Off Mobile Devices

5 Ways to Wean Your Child Off Mobile Devices

For those Baby Boomers (and some millennials), who remember life without 24/7 technology, life is much different now! Generation Z haven't needed to master the art of conversation or being comfortable with their brains unstimulated. With some many devices and easy...

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5 Ways to Get Your Partner To Agree On Screentime Limits

5 Ways to Get Your Partner To Agree On Screentime Limits

Over the past few years, we have been increasingly aware of the impact that screentime has on our children and part of that has driven our ethos behind Little Active People. But we are mums too and know it’s hard to get the right balance. Even harder when our husbands...

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Screen time – what’s right for your family?

Screen time – what’s right for your family?

If you’re like us, we grew up in a world where children’s TV was only available for a few hours a day and to talk to our friends we had to go stand in the hallway and use a telephone. How times have changed - we are in a new territory with such a technical world...

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The Benefits of Being Barefoot

The Benefits of Being Barefoot

As you might expect, there’s a fair amount of debate out there as to the ‘benefits of being barefoot’ as opposed to the protection of shoes and footwear. Parents of babies and young children often ask the Body Mechanix team for advice regarding footwear in the early...

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5 Safety Skills Every Child Should Be Taught

5 Safety Skills Every Child Should Be Taught

It’s so easy to want to wrap our children in cotton wool and protect them from the dangers of the world but children do need to know what to do in case of an emergency. There have been so many good news stories where children have saved their parent’s lives, that it’s...

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