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Filtered by month: December

A New Year, a new Royal Patron

Wednesday 21 December 2016 / Press release
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HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will take over patronage of the charity from Her Majesty The Queen.

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The most wonderful time of the year…

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Tuesday 20 December 2016 / Inequality, Early intervention, Government spending
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This Christmas, take action to ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their potential

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5 handy tips to make bedtime easier

Monday 12 December 2016 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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It’s important for your child to have a routine in particular at bedtime. Read our guide.

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How to make talking fun by reading with your child

Wednesday 07 December 2016 / Parenting Tips, Baby, Preschool Age, Speech and Communication
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Reading is a great way to encourage children’s language development. Read our tips on sharing stories with your child

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"Our reward is in the giving" - find out why one family supports us

Tuesday 06 December 2016 / Families, Fundraising
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We recently spoke to one of our supporters about his family's involvement with Action for Children over the past 3 years

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