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Your vote counts

Your vote counts This week’s blog is a bit of a celebratory one with a call to action from our PR Manager, Jacky Burton: It is very easy to underestimate what our little ones are capable of. In a world increasingly driven by social media content, we are constantly reminded in a million different ways […]






Drowning Prevention Week

A LIFE SAVING SKILL We’re delighted that Water Babies and Mini First Aid have partnered for this year’s Drowning Prevention Week (16-26 June) to reach as many parents and carers as possible with advice about how to keep little ones safe around water. Both organisations care passionately about the health and wellbeing of parents and […]






A Dad’s perspective

A Dad’s perspective We’re delighted to be working in partnership with The Dad Network, one of the fastest growing community of Dads in the UK. Al Ferguson set up The Dad Network and tells his own story about why he thinks learning first aid is so important for Dads and their partners. It was the […]






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 […]






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 […]