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A few healthy changes can help stop childhood obesity in its tracks

Wednesday 29 August 2018 / Parenting Tips, Eating, Health, On A Budget
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Getting your child's nutrition right can be tough, read our quick and easy tips on how to do it.

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How much do you know about the age restrictions on video games?

Monday 13 August 2018 / Online, Safety, Parenting Tips, Activities
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The video game industry is an ever growing business, but how much do you know about the logos and the age restrictions?

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How Can The Internet Help Children Get Active?

Thursday 26 July 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips, Activities
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Find some tips and tricks on how to use technology to encourage activity in your children this summer.

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Sarahah app - how to make sure your child is being safe

Monday 02 October 2017 / Online, Parenting Tips, Safety
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We explain what the Sarahah app is and how you can ensure your child is using it safely.

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How much time should I let my child spend watching a screen?

Thursday 28 September 2017 / Parenting Tips, Online
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It's hard to know what is 'normal' or how much time your child should spend online or watching a screen.

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