Carrie’s Story

Not only do we at Mini First Aid love to hear from parents, but we know you do too (check out our blog on 10th January if you missed it). This week, we’re bringing you Carrie’s story. Carrie has two gorgeous sons, James and William. After attending one of Claire’s Mini First Aid North Leeds […]






My One Heart

It is Valentine’s Day and we want to tell you about Laura Albon; an inspiring woman who set up ‘My One Heart’ following her father’s tragic death due to a cardiac arrest. Not only do we love Laura’s gorgeous heart print t-shirts and sweatshirts (you may even have seen them on This Morning last week); […]






Vote for Us

Awards for Mini First Aid have been a bit like buses. Nothing comes for ages and then all of a sudden they come at once. I’m not complaining. When you first start to grow a business, it’s all hands on deck (still is) and you just have to get your head down. As more and […]






International Book Giving Day

To celebrate International Book Giving Day Mini First Aid have 10 copies of our award winning Mini Adventures of Freddie Book to give away FREE! The Mini Adventures of Freddie teaches young children about basic first aid and how to get help in an emergency. Would your child know how to ring 999? Win this […]






Meningitis: Know the Signs and Symptoms

At our Mini First Aid classes, parents tell us that meningitis is the disease they fear most. Over the winter months, cases of meningitis and septicaemia tend to rise so it is super important you are clear about the signs and symptoms. We work with the Meningitis Research Foundation to make sure that our trainers have […]






Top tips for Winter Skin: Childs Farm

  It has been another cold week. My little ones even got the chance to throw a few snow balls on their way to school, although not enough to get the sledge out! By this time of year, winter really takes its toll on our skin. Like many babies and children, my eldest daughter is […]






Making new friends: Giovanna Fletcher

This week, we had a rather special private Mini First Aid class with a lovely lady called Giovanna Fletcher and her equally lovely sister Giorgina. For those of you who don’t know, Giovanna is a successful actress/ writer/ presenter/ vlogger/ blogger (I know!) and not least a great Mum and role model. Behind the scenes, […]






Elaine’s story

Has learning first aid been on your ‘to do’ list forever? Keen to learn a new life skill which can save a life? First time Mum, Elaine Bottazzi saved her baby Alex’s life at just three months old when he stopped breathing following a feed. Elaine knew what to do, having recently attended one of […]






New Year: Keeping it simple

Keeping it simple – Jacky Burton. I don’t want to sound smug but I’m somewhat of an expert on resolutions. Ask any of my close friends. In fact one of my friend’s husbands chuckles every year asking me how many resolutions I have and who I want to become (this makes me sound a little […]






Top Ten Christmas gifts for busy parents

Don’t miss our top ten Christmas gifts with a difference. Short of ideas for Christmas presents? No time to actually do your Christmas shopping? Looking for something a bit different for the parent who has everything? Look no further. We’ve pulled together our top ten Christmas gifts for parents. Click here for the full Christmas […]