You Tube

In this week’s blog, our lovely Cambridge trainer Ruth Wilson talks about the amazing world of You Tube:   Isn’t it amazing what you can learn from You Tube? It was my son’s 12th Birthday recently, and he got one of these:   Within about half an hour he had messed it up, and was […]






Talking politics or making a difference?

  Talking politics or making a difference? In a world of social media and 24 hour news, none of us can avoid the fact that there is a General Election coming up. Whilst I’m not going to talk politics here (I’ll save that for when I’ve had a few gin and tonics!), times are tough […]






We Are All Wonder Women

The pressure to be doing OK is immense for Mums. Working, managing growing broods of Children, managing homes, and maintaining relationships with friends and our nearest and dearest. Since having twins, bringing our broad to 4, people often stop me to tell me I am Super Woman. I don’t even wear my pants over my […]






Spreading the love

Spreading the love At Mini First Aid, we’re not just passionate about teaching first aid. We absolutely love working together with some cracking little businesses around the country. Active Phonics is one of those and we hear today from Founder and Director, Rachel Naylor – an experienced primary school teacher and Mum to Archie (5) […]






A MUST or a SHOULD DO?

    A MUST do or a SHOULD do? Back in January, you might have read my blog about New Years resolutions and the fact that my bucket list for 2017 included a Mini First Aid course. Well, now I can be even more annoying and tell you that a few weeks ago, I actually […]






An Open Letter

An open letter.   It’s Mother’s Day, there are 4 of you (yes 4) and life is crazy. Like, super crazy. The sort of crazy I could never have imagined. If someone had said to me when I was in school that by the time you are nearly 40 you’ll have 4 kids, I’d have […]






What YOU need to know about children’s teeth.

We have had such a great response to our guest ‘medical expert’ blogs that we bring you another gem. In our household, tooth-brushing has to be way up there with the school run as one of the most stressful times of the day. So….we took our questions & went to meet expert Dentist and super […]






Elaine’s Story

  “I have never been so relieved I’d done a Mini First Aid course” We’ve had some media coverage this week which goes right to the heart of why we do what we do at Mini First Aid. First time Mum Elaine Botazzi saved her baby’s life when faced with every parent’s worst nightmare when […]






Want some Bedtime reading?

Want some Bedtime reading? Turn the clock back 6 months, and I’m suffering from terrible pregnancy insomnia. I’ve maxed out the Internet shopping, social media scrolling is becoming blurred and I still can’t sleep. I know…. I’ll write a book. Ha! You think, she thinks she’s a best selling novelist now. Hardly. It’s a book […]