How to encourage daily physical activity in children

Amy Hallissey
26 October 2017
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Has your child's school implemented the Daily Mile yet? Check out the amazing benefits of introducing this simple idea.

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Sexting - what parents should know and how they can help

Nick Titchener
20 October 2017
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How to talk to your child about the risks of sexting and what you can do to protect them. While you may feel uncomfortable around the topic, it is vitally important that you talk to your child about the risks of sexting, even if you can’t imagine them ever being involved. 

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NSPCC's PANTS campaign - how to help your child to stay safe

Margaret Gallagher
09 October 2017
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Over the last few years, the NSPCC’s “Underwear Rule” campaign- also known as the PANTS campaign – has been supporting and encouraging parents to talk to children aged between four and 11 about staying safe from sexual abuse. Here's how you can help keep your child safe. 

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In the driving seat now...

Steven Duckworth
04 October 2017
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It's probably fair to say that my knowledge of Parent, Teacher Associations (PTAs) at the beginning of the summer was limited at best. My view of PTAs - as much as I had one - was peppered by stereotypes that I'm sure you've all been exposed to before, so won't rehearse again here. So it was with limited insight and a fair amount of trepidation that I agreed to become the Chair of our local PTA.

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Helping children develop emotional literacy

Sue Atkins
15 September 2017
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There has been much talk and research around emotional intelligence and emotional literacy that suggests they lead to better health, higher academic achievement and stronger relationships. I believe the skills of emotional intelligence are learned - and parents are the best people to teach them to their children.

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