Help for Kids with Homework Anxiety

Melanie Kendry is a qualified teacher, she’s been teaching for years but that doesn’t prevent her from coaxing her own brood to do their homework. Here she shares her top tips on how to get the work done and stay sane! Want your child to scrunch up into a pumpkin sized ball under the kitchen…

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Children and Families Bill – A Step in the Right Direction

Last month I blogged about paternity leave. To my amazement my blog came to the attention of the Department of Business Innovation and Skills and I was asked if I’d host a live twitter Q&A with the Employment Relations Minister Jo Swinson. It seemed like a great opportunity and I happily accepted. The Q&A took…

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6 tips for keeping kids safe online

  Mark Panay shares some valuable information and tips on how to make sure our children are safe online and by the time you get to the bottom you’ll be running to update all your passwords. Managing your children’s online experience is a challenge for most parents. A lot of the time parents feel ill…

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Boost your baby’s brain: why music is so important for babies and children

  For generation upon generation, all over the world, songs and lullabies have been sung to babies and children to soothe them and help them sleep soundly. Certain benefits—relaxation, and strengthening the relationship between parent and child—are obvious, but is there something more happening besides bonding? Laura McDermott tells us more on her favourite subject.…

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Baby Pooling: Working & looking after children

  Natalie Rees writes at Mum about Bradford and has come up with an ingenious idea on having it all. She shares her thoughts with us so you too can develop your career in your slippers, have your child looked after at no cost in their home environment, exclusively breastfeed on demand and have access…

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