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Don’t let January be difficult!

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Wellbeing, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family
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So, if you trust the media, January is the most difficult month for us all to get through, culminating in the most difficult day of the year, Blue Monday on January 21st. It is understandable that January can feel a little bit of an underwhelming month, when it’s neighbour on one side, December is the ...

What to do with your unwanted gifts

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family
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The Christmas decorations have all been packed away and the New Year hangover is a distant memory, but you still have a small pile of gifts in the corner (or hidden in a cupboard) that just weren’t, how would we say it, ‘You’ this Christmas. The bright patterned jumper keeps winking at you, the aroma ...

Staying safe on Halloween and bonfire nights

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Parenting, children's safety
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Back in 2015 Parental Choice sought some advice from Roma Feldstein at Safe and Sound on staying safe on Halloween and Bonfire nights. She shared her knowledge and tips on what to look out for when buying costumes for Halloween and what to do in the event of a burn injury, the safe use of ...

Euromoney launches new benefits for working parents

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Press Releases
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        Euromoney today is delighted to announce a new partnership with Parental Choice providing concrete support for its working parents. The partnership will see the global financial information experts offering a tailored family support package for its UK-based working families. Employees of Euromoney will be...

How to create a safe environment for your kids to play

by ParentalChoice
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Even in the UK, where weather can be changeable, it’s a good idea for kids to be able to play outside as much as possible. Having the freedom to run around, and use play equipment, outdoors helps to reduce childhood stress and levels of obesity. Yes, kids love to play games on their tablets, but ...

Dads Demand More Flexible Working

by ParentalChoice
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As more and more women are staying in the workplace after having children – and often full time – parents are demanding greater flexibility, but dads are still being held back by old-fashioned policies and fears that their employer will react negatively to requests to work flexibly, according to two new Workingmums.co.u...