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The Domesticated Human11 Days ago

- From the Latin domesticus meaning ‘belonging to the house’ In 1912 Ernest Thompson Seaton wrote “Half our diseases are in our minds and half in our houses” and that was over a century ago. Since then we have increasingly become an indoor species - TV, Phone, Gaming and Internet addicts - with a whole generations barely venturing outside. It is thought that both the average Brit and American spend about 90% of their lives indoors! Just take a second...

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7 Misconceptions of Parenting Today24 Days ago

What are those little comments and asides we just keep on repeating over and over to our kids that we really need to take a step back from? Many are things we heard ourselves as kids, many are the expectations...

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'MY KID NEEDS ARCH SUPPORT’ "We say WE’RE NOT SO SURE…"23.05.2019

Orthotics or arch support are commonly prescribed to children – and we believe this is usually a bad idea, often leaving far too many kids with weak feet and arches. Most of the scientific research into the benefits of...

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KIDS KNOW BETTER!02.05.2019

Over millennia evolution has built our kids to be as they are FOR A REASON – and most kids are lucky enough to be born perfectly primed to grow strong and healthy in body and mind. Kids instinctively know how...

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HERE COME THE WILD ONES21.02.2019

Us humans have been pretty terrible to the planet we live on. A major study involving 59 international scientists reported that human activity has destroyed 60% of all the world’s animals since 1970. Scientists estimate that 150-200 species of plant,...

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"Your shoes are expensive!"20.09.2018

We see this comment from time to time on social media and yes, we know our shoes are more expensive than a lot of kids’ shoes out there. This is always a difficult subject - but we’ll do our best...

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Stay barefoot, even when its time to go... back to school!29.08.2018

As the days inch slowly shorter and the weather gets cooler (finally, some will say) in the northern hemisphere this means…. it’s back to school!

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