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50 years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar: how to throw the ultimate caterpillar birthday party for kids

Thursday 25 April 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 this year and we share some tips on how to throw a wiggle-y birthday party.

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5 activities to do with your children this Easter

Thursday 18 April 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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Easter is around the corner and we have some ideas on how to make the most of it with your children.

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Autism and mental health - what parents need to know

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If you’re a parent of an autistic child, it’s helpful to be aware of the impact autism can have on mental well-being.

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5 self-care tips for parents

Saturday 30 March 2019 / Parenting Tips, Health
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Mother’s Day is the perfect moment to take time for some self-care (whether you’re a mother or not).

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How to help your child stay safe online

Wednesday 20 March 2019 / Online
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A rumoured internet ‘challenge’ called Momo has been causing concern about keeping children safe online.

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