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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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Are you listening?

Posted by I CAN /

Wednesday 05 July 2017 / Speech and Communication, Parenting Tips, Baby, Preschool Age, Toddler
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Listening is vital for knowing what someone else is saying and also so you can take turns in a conversation.

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Conversations with children about difficult subjects

Thursday 29 June 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication, Safety
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As recent terror attacks and natural disasters dominate the news agenda, how do we provide answers to our children?

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