Posts Tagged ‘parenting skills’

Parents call for greater access to drinking water in primary schools

May 28 2013

According to a new research, children are not getting access to basic drinking water requirements at school, despite Department of Education guidelines. This is particularly sensitive now that the government plans to allow childminders and nursery staff to look after more children in England.

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Are You a Helicopter Parent?

May 20 2013

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a helicopter parent!

Hovering over their children, these over-zealous parents are filling every available minute with supervised activity. They micromanage their child’s life and bail them out of every tricky situation. Is this perfect parenting or a recipe for disaster?

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What to do when you are weaning a baby

Jan 30 2013

Weaning (also referred to as complementary feeding) is the process of introducing babies to solid foods. What, and how, you feed your child is crucial to their development and health including developing speech and social skills. However, with so much conflicting information out there it can seem like an incredibly daunting process, instead of the exciting new stage of your baby growing up!

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UK charity offers help to parents who are worried about the costs of sending their kids back to school

Nov 08 2012

As cuts, salary freezes and childcare fees continue to wipe out family earnings, UK charity Turn2us is urging parents to check their eligibility online to help pay for uniforms, class materials, school trips and lunches.

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Mumpreneur’s testimonial: 10 minutes chat with ‘Every Teacher Matters’ author Kathryn Lovewell

Oct 20 2012

Inspirational chat with ‘Every Teacher Matters’ author Kathryn Lovewell.

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