Posts Tagged ‘parenting skills’

Teachers need to step up as parents’ lax attitude to handwashing could be putting children at risk

Oct 11 2012

Research released today by Initial Hygiene suggests that teachers need to be encourage their pupils to wash their hands, as parents may be endangering their children’s health by taking a ‘laissez-faire’ approach to hand hygiene. A survey of primary school children and their parents has shown kids lag behind their parents when it comes to handwashing, with over 40% of youngsters saying that they don’t always wash their hands with soap after using the toilet, and almost three quarters admitting they didn’t wash before every meal.

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New research reveals that it takes up to two years to get the hang of motherhood

Sep 27 2012

Feeling overwhelmed, nervous and scared are the overriding emotions today’s parents feel when they’ve had a baby. According to a new survey of 2,000 UK parents, it can take new parents up to two years to get to grips with parenthood, with 58% of mothers fearing they would never get to grips with it. It’s not just mum worrying about herself either, with two thirds stating it takes dad a long time to adjust to their new role.

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September 2012 Newsletter

Aug 31 2012

Dear London Mums

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We bought a zoo! Interview with real life Benjamin Mee, brave British dadpreneur now famous thanks to a Hollywood blockbuster!

Jul 22 2012

Get lost in a real life journey of a man who did the unthinkable and brought a zoo back to life and his family together. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents WE BOUGHT A ZOO, arrived on Blu-ray and DVD on 16 July, 2012. A feel good movie, one of the best family feel good movies I have seen in years. At times you want to cry at young windower Matt Damon, at times hilarious situations make you laugh. It’s definitely a movie for the whole family that teaches you to be brave in life, and that 20 seconds of insane bravery can be really rewarding in life.

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NSPCC launches new support and guidance for parents to help keep kids safe from harm this summer

Jul 18 2012

New figures show calls to the NSPCC from concerned adults rise by over a third during the summer holidays.

The NSPCC has recently launched a new campaign aimed at supporting families – ‘Keep Kids Safe from Harm this Summer’ – after the charity received a sharp increase in calls about children at risk during last year’s summer holidays.

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