Children

The Benefits of Boredom By Gill Sims

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Parenting, Holidays, Family, Children
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‘I’m bored!’  How many times do we hear those words as parents? I have lost count of the number of times my precious moppets have whined over the years that they are ‘bored’ as they demanded some form of entertainment be provided (or at the very least that their electronics be returned after being confiscated ...

LGBT pride month and how parents can support their LGBT children?

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Parenting, LGBTQ+, LGBT, Diversity, D&I, Children
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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 is ...

A Kitchen Safety Guide for all the Family

by ParentalChoice
in safety, Parenting, Family, children's safety, Children
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3rd June is the start of Child Safety Week and we have created a family kitchen safety guide to keep you all safe. For many families the kitchen is the hub of the family home. It’s not just a place where food is prepared but is also often one of the most used rooms in ...

Road Safety for Children

by ParentalChoice
in safety, Parenting, Family, children's safety, Children's health, Children
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With Child Safety Week running from June 3, Parental Choice is looking at Road Safety for Children.  Road accidents are a major cause of death and injury among the young, with the risk rising as children reach secondary school age and have more independence. Danger from traffic is also a big factor dictating whether children ...

Help Kids Make Healthy Choices

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Parenting, Healthy eating, Family, Children's health, Children
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June 10 marks Healthy Eating Week 2019.   Parental Choice have created a guide on how to help kids make healthy choices Parenting isn’t a job for the faint of heart. You have to have nerves of steel and the patience of a saint, but in the end it’s all worth it to see your babies ...

7 key ways to keep children safe at home

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, children's safety, Children's health, Children
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It is Child Safety Week on June 3, so here is are tips to keep children safe at home Children are often absorbed in their own interests and can be unaware of the dangers around them. There are several ways to help prevent injuries to children in the home, including supervising children, being aware of the ...