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Educating your Child about Social Media Safety

by ParentalChoice
in Screens, safety, Parenting, Family, children's safety, Children, Childcare
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  During the primary school years, there is a tendency to want to bury your head in the sand when it comes to the issues and challenges of mobile phone use and social media. If you have children under 10, you may feel you don’t need to pay attention to this yet. However, by Years ...

Childcare Survey 2018 – what does it mean for working families?

by ParentalChoice
in nursery, Family, Childcare
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The team here at Parental Choice have recently read the Family and the Childcare Trust Childcare Survey 2018 to see what the main findings are for working families. The survey collates information and data on childcare provision from Local Authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. The survey is a simple overview of cost and ...

Relocation to Hong Kong for same sex couples just got easier

by ParentalChoice
in LGBT, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Family
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The Hong Kong government made a formal announcement on Tuesday, 18 September that as of 19 September, 2018, same-sex couples whose relationship is legally recognised in the country in which they were married or entered a civil union will be able to apply for a dependent visa or entry permit to Hong Kong. The full ...

Time Saving tips for working parents

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, New mum, Family
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As a working parent, one of the things you will feel most is that there aren’t enough hours in the day. I certainly felt that way when I went back to work after our first daughter. Suddenly I was working four days a week with a hour’s commute each way and the time I was ...

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 ...

How to Avoid Brain-Drain During the Summer Holidays

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Holidays, Family, Children, Childcare
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We all know that our children need a break during the summer, so they come back to school refreshed and ready to learn. However, research consistently shows that children can lose up to a third of what they have learned during the holidays. Thanks to Claire Winter and Families® Magazine here are eight great ideas to ...