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What’s in a question?

Wednesday 26 April 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Used in the right way, questions can really help your child's language development. Interested in find out more?

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3 big reasons why children need to play outdoors

Tuesday 14 March 2017 / Activities, Health, Parenting Tips
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Many studies highlight the benefits children get from time spent having fun in the fresh air.

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Child’s play: top toys for language development

Thursday 23 February 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Which toys are really the best for helping children develop their language and communication skills?

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Using technology to help children's communication skills

Monday 20 February 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Can technology be fun and good for learning? We say it can! Find out how

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How to help if your child feels distressed and scared at bedtime

Friday 17 February 2017 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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Our advice for tackling bedtime concerns and bad dreams.

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