Riddles to solve with your kids (or on your own!) Healthy chocolate truffles GP Q/A - Baby mouth and bottom rashes Detox to improve male fertility ad Educational baby song videos

Riddles to solve with your kids (or ...

Question: What is bigger when new and grows smaller with use?Pencil/crayon/chalk/soapQuestion: What call for help, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards and upside down?...

Healthy chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles are the perfect Easter recipe, but your family will love them at any time of year. With cocoa and dates for natural sweetness they’re rich and delicious, but low in cholesterol and suitable for...

GP Q/A - Baby mouth and bottom ...

Reader's Question:Hello Dr Joe.My 16 month old always has a rash around his mouth. I keep his mouth clean, but it is almost as though every time he eats, the skin around his mouth flares up, like an allergic...

Detox to improve male fertility

Drugs (both legal and illegal), alcohol and tobacco can all reduce the health of your sperm and the likelihood that you and your partner will conceive. Avoiding these substances so that the body can detox when prepari...

Educational baby song videos

Watch our video collection of educational baby songs

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Crafts

Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars
Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars March 14, 2017

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Coloured pasta for education and craft
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Coloured rice
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English Songs

ABC Song
ABC Song August 22, 2014

Singing the ABC song is a fantastic way to start teaching your child the alphabet. It’s also lots of fun. As children sing their ABCs they’ll be learning the names ... Read More»

Song for teaching days of the week and months of the year
Song for teaching days of the week and months of the year August 9, 2014

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Baa baa black sheep (Baa baa coloured sheep)
Baa baa black sheep (Baa baa coloured sheep) August 17, 2013

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