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Filtered by month: December

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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Boxing Day - What can I recycle?

Tuesday 04 December 2018 / Parenting Tips
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The more that we can recycle during this holiday season, the better the environment will be for it.

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A Guide on Gifting Consoles and Games

Monday 03 December 2018 / Parenting Tips, Safety, Online
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Tips to keep your child safe when purchasing games and consoles this gifting season.

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people
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Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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