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How to Prevent Eating Disorders in Childhood

How to Prevent Eating Disorders in Childhood

Eating disorders are described by the NHS as “an abnormal attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating habits and behaviour”. This can be due to an excessive focus on weight or shape. Two of the most common eating disorders (source: NHS, Eating disorders) are: Anorexia nervosa – when a person tries to keep…
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February 24, 2016 Tags:

Is 2016 the year of STEM, Digital and Virtual Reality Toys?

Is 2016 the Year for STEM, Digital and Virtual Reality Toys?

Is 2016 the Year for STEM, Digital and Virtual Reality Toys?by Lucy Gill  1 I’ve spent much of the last couple of weeks either at BETT or the London Toy Fair and wanted to share my insights into what’s to come in 2016. If you haven’t heard of either of these events that’s not surprising….
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February 17, 2016

Childhood Obesity v Preventing Bossy Image Issues

Challenging Obesity v Preventing Body Image Issues

Can we ever get the balance right? Those of you who caught the Sheila Foggarty Show on LBC earlier today will have heard our own Dr Gummer explaining the complexities of the issue, but can we ever get it right? We asked Dr Gummer for a bit more insight into the issue. Here’s what she…
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February 9, 2016 Tags: