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 […]

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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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How do you talk about racism with your children?

How do you talk about racism with your children? Recent world events have catapulted racism back to the top of the political agenda and many parents will be looking for guidance as to how to discuss this sensitive topic with their children. How society fosters racism in children No child is born racist, but as […]

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Helping your child cope with stress

Helping Your Child Cope with Stress With some primary school children returning to school this week following the Coronavirus lockdown, many children, as well as adults may be feeling anxious and stressed.   Stress in primary school children has risen to worrying levels according to school leaders. 78% of school primary teachers in a recent survey...

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Pros and cons of children going back to school

Pros and cons of children going back to school The COVID-19 coronavirus has stimulated much debate on the right courses of action to limit its spread through social distancing. The discussion considers the impacts on the economy and the education of our children. From 1st June, the government is re-opening certain year groups at schools. […]

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#kindness – what does it mean to a child

#bekind – what does kindness mean to a child This week is mental health awareness week in the UK;  the theme is #kindnessmatters.  Following the tragic death of Caroline Flack earlier this year, kindness has been a hot topic, with t-shirts featuring the #bekind moniker and recently lots of Facebook posts asking us to be […]

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Keep your family active during coronavirus

How Your Family Can Stay Active During the Coronavirus Outbreak As the country continues to find creative ways to keep busy and sane under the ongoing lockdown restrictions, parents are facing a unique challenge: how to keep kids entertained while at home for most of the day. Managing social distancing while keeping kids happy is […]

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‘Quaranteed’ – teens and tweens in lockdown

Quaranteened! Our personal experience Since lockdown started in earnest there have been a wealth of resources circulating on social media for parents of younger children, from painting rainbows and baking cakes to the highly popular PE with Joe Wicks. However, there are far fewer tips in circulation when it comes to helping teenagers (and even [...

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Celebrating a child’s birthday during Coronavirus

Celebrating a child’s birthday during the coronavirus outbreak Birthday parties are incredibly important for children, especially if you put on a party for your children each year. However, with the current coronavirus crisis and social distancing, you will not be able to invite your child’s friends around for a party, and of course, this means...

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