Children’s health

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 ...

A Positive Body Image?  How to help our to children love their bodies.

by ParentalChoice
in Wellbeing, Teenagers, Parenting, Mental Health, Children's health, Children
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Today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme this is ‘Body Image’.  People with a positive body image are naturally inclined to have higher self-esteem, are happier andmore confident.  Can we help our to children love their bodies and develop a positive body image? According to Mentally Healthy Sc...

Helping Your Child Cope with Stress

by ParentalChoice
in Wellbeing, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family, Children's health, Children
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Stress in primary school children has risen to worrying levels according to school leaders. 78% of school primary teachers in a recent survey reported a general increase in stress and anxiety among primary pupils. According to the report by the website, Key, a national school support service, 27% of teachers surveyed attributed the ...

Recognising when it’s time to get help

by ParentalChoice
in special needs, Family, Children's health
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Being a parent is a full-time job at the best of times. If your son or daughter has additional support needs that places you as their full-time carer, the lifelong commitment can become a particular concern as you get older yourself. It’s natural to want to do everything you can to help a loved one, ...