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Lifesaving first aid tips for parents and carers

Posted by Train Aid /

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families
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When an emergency strikes, you need to know what to do for your child. Learn some basic lifesaving skills here.

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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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Spice is nice: recipes for children

Thursday 31 August 2017 / Eating, Preschool Age
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Children’s tastes are changing. Our nursery and pre-school children are now heartily tucking into chilli's and kormas.

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Keep your child entertained without a screen this summer holiday

Friday 14 July 2017 / Activities, On A Budget, Parenting Tips
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It’s easy for children to default to playing on their devices, this summer holiday try our trips for fun activities.

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