Charity

Railway Children are helping girls around the world this Christmas

by ParentalChoice
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Helping the children that are hardest to reach this Christmas… girls Helen Shepard is a fundraiser with the international charity Railway Children, as well as a mum of two. She talks to Parental Choice about the organisation’s current campaign to reach girls around the world that desperately need our help. ‘As a parent, it is ...

Supporting your working carers

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Family Friendly Companies, Charity, Carers, Career
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As Christmas approaches here at Parental Choice our thoughts have turned to groups of people who may have a more challenging festive period than others.  As a business we assist working parents in managing their careers with effective childcare, but along with a number of our corporate clients we have recognised there are a growi...

From Babies with Love

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, New mum, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Charity, Career
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This year, Parental Choice discovered ‘From Babies with Love’, a social enterprise which is making a big difference to babies and children around the world.  It is doing this in a unique way and engaging way by working with HR teams in the UK to reward new parents and ensure they don’t feel forgotten when on mat...

5 Tips for Coping with the Diagnosis of a Seriously ill or Disabled Child

by ParentalChoice
in special needs, Family, Children's health, Children, Charity
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Hearing that your child has been diagnosed with a serious illness or disability is something that no one is ever prepared to hear, and it can seem extremely difficult or even impossible to process. With the right coping mechanisms, you can make the process easier on your child, your family, and yourself. By taking care ...

When giving a little can mean a lot

by ParentalChoice
in Children, Charity
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As we get caught up in festive commercial chaos and sometimes lose sight of the real meaning of the season, Parental Choice talks to Helen Shepard, a fundraiser with the international charity Railway Children, about giving at Christmas. ‘Halloween costumes have been discarded and bonfire night fireworks have fizzled out so it’s ...

5 Tips for Awakening the Giving Spirit in Your Children This Holiday Season

by ParentalChoice
in Children, Charity
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As adults, entering the festive season often leaves us feeling reflective about the year that has somehow, already passed. We take the time to learn from our mistakes and set up goals for the coming year, and look forward to spending the holidays with our loved ones. Children also feel a definite shift at this ...