Dads Homeschool

Dads homeschool Around the world during this COVID crisis, it seems that mothers are taking on more of the home-schooling burden than fathers. I heard the other day that dads typically get 3 hours of uninterrupted time for everyone hour that a mum gets, partly due to the “Muummm!” factor, where children call for their mother’s attention more than...

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7 tips to more productive working from home

Seven tips to help you stay on task while you’re working from home Work from home they said, it would be fun they said. Working from home has become the new normal as a result of COVID-19, but more than four months in are all employees enjoying it and remaining focused and productive? Until now, many people have been working from home whilst juggling...

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Starting nursery – how to prepare your child

Starting nursery – how to prepare your child Starting nursery school is a big step for both children and their parents.  For many it will be the first time they have regular and substantial separation from each other and in addition it marks the beginning of the child’s path towards increasing independence. This often gives rise to mixed...

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How your style can boost mood and productivity

The power of style How your style can not only boost your mood, but also your productivity Whilst it goes without saying that what we wear isn’t the biggest concern right now, it’s hard to dispute the transformative power of clothes. Getting dressed each morning serves as a psychological boundary to separate between bed and business mode, and...

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Post lockdown – Domestic Abuse – The new epidemic?

Leaving Lockdown – Domestic Abuse – The new epidemic? In England and Wales domestic abuse makes up nearly a quarter of all reported violent crime and we have all heard about the spike in domestic abuse and violence during the recent Covid 19 lockdown. One in four women and one in six men may be experiencing domestic abuse at this time. Home...

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What employee benefits people actually want

What employee benefits people actually want Employee benefits are a vital aspect of attracting and retaining staff, so it is not surprising that companies will want to focus on the benefits they can offer to employees. Employees come in all shapes and sizes, including single professionals, one-half of couples, or those who have or intend to have...

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Virtual holiday care

Virtual holiday care This month parents across the nation came to terms with the fact that the majority of school students will not be returning to the classrooms this term.  Many are left wondering what this will mean for them and their family.  Remote home schooling, for most children, continues to be the norm and then the summer holidays begin. ...

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Pride for families

Pride month for families LGBT pride month is a celebration of the LGBT community and a recognition of what has been achieved, and what is yet to be achieved when it comes to LGBT human rights. Pride month tradition started in the 1970’s, when cities began hosting events to commemorate the Stonewall Riots in the United States. 2019 was the 50th Anniversary...

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The importance of carers’ wellbeing in the workplace

The importance of carers wellbeing in the workplace Although there is still much work to be done, it is increasingly recognised that being a parent is a full-time job and that working parents (particularly working mothers) need all the help they can get. At Parental Choice we have long been conscious of the challenges of juggling work and childcare...

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Summer childcare juggle

Summer childcare juggle There is a general mixed feeling amongst parents across the country after hearing the latest news from the government with regards to lifting additional restrictions on the nation and trying to ease the economy back together. News that those sheltering in place can slowly re-enter social spaces, households can meet up once...

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