Teens & Tweens: Holidays, exam results & letting go

The summer holiday is close to over and the new school, college and university years are on the horizon.  Despite the habitual parental groans that precede the summer holiday period, it is more than any other, a time for stepping away from normal routines and commitments and regrouping as a family.  I for one relish…

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Mums & Tots: How to help children when a loved one dies

Sadly it’s an inevitable part of life that at some point we will lose people we love. It’s hard enough for us as adults to process someone dying so how can we help our children through the grieving process? I reached out to some parent bloggers for their advice. Whether your family has lost someone…

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3 ways to keep your kids safe from cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a scary crime – because unlike the bullying ‘in our day’, it is a lot more hidden these days – taking place on mobile phones so it can be harder to spot. Here, Lee Parry from iOS data recovery experts Enigma Recovery offers his advice for keeping your kids safe from bullies online.…

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SEND: What’s different about our summer?

Where like us you are away for the summer or staying at home, the truth is it’s often a different experience for families with SEND kids.  Whether it’s extra planning, extra stuff or simply ‘it’s just not happening’ our breaks can be challenging. So what did SEND family bloggers say when I asked them “What…

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Six child-friendly beach activities to try this summer

The beach is a magical place at any age, with the tranquillity of the sea and the sand between your toes, it is a ‘must visit’ destination with your little ones to share the hidden gems of the beach and build those early memories. Jackie Cambridge, mum of two (all grown up now!) and Educational…

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