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Help your children sleep

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In September its all change for children, they are heading back to school or could be changing school or starting college or university.  These changes can lead to an overactive or over-stimulated mind which in turn can lead to sleep anxiety.  Parental Choice have consulted experts at Sleep Advisor to recommend strategies for help...

Call for flexible working for all hits Parliament, but women should still be looking after the children….a juxtaposition?

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in Working Mum, Working Dad, Uncategorized, Parenting, Flexible working, Childcare
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There were two stories in the press in the last couple of weeks which resonated here at Parental Choice HQ for different reasons.  Firstly, was the great news that a private bill relating to default flexible working for all was bought before Parliament by MP Helen Whatley.  We couldn’t agree more with her statement; “How ...

The Benefits of Boredom By Gill Sims

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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 ...

From Baby to Grandpa: Family Travel Ideas

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in Uncategorized, Parenting, Holidays, Grandparents, Family
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Planning to go on holiday with the grandparents? Maybe not this year, but here is Parental Choice’s ideas for family travel ideas which should suit the whole family. When it comes to holidays, multi-generational trips are probably the most fraught with problems in deciding where to go and what to do. A holiday party that ...

UK trips for you and the kids this summer

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Parental Choice have had a think about UK trips for you and the kids this summer, day trips or longer, our guide will help! Many parents worry about not being able to take their kids on a holiday abroad for any number of possible reasons, but a staycation shouldn’t be seen as a poor alternative. ...

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

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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 ...