Filtered by category: Parenting Tips

Sarahah app - how to make sure your child is being safe

Monday 02 October 2017 / Online, Parenting Tips, Safety
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We explain what the Sarahah app is and how you can ensure your child is using it safely.

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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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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?

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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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Recipes - Beacon Berry Crumble

Thursday 15 June 2017 / Eating, Parenting Tips, On A Budget
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It’s important for children to develop a love of healthy eating at a young age. Trying new food is exciting, not scary.

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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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How do you support an autistic child with their mental health?

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The Counselling Directory explain the links between autism and mental health issues, and how you can help your child.

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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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