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Filtered by month: December

Three children in every primary class face Christmas deprived of the basics

Friday 06 December 2019 /
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“No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting in the cold without a plate of food to eat"

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What to consider when providing a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child

Wednesday 19 December 2018 / Parenting Tips, Eating
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With the right planning, children can get all the energy and nutrients they need from a vegetarian or vegan diet.

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Family

Friday 14 December 2018 / Parenting Tips
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Making family New Year’s Resolutions can be a fun way to introduce new routines and hobbies into your everyday life.

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Progress for poorer children is stalling: we need a bold new vision

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Campaigns
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Talk of legal advice and backstops distracts from really important statistics published by the Department for Education.

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Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

Thursday 06 December 2018 /
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Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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