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  • 20 February 2017 / Families / Family Advice / General

    Understanding how to communicate with teenagers is a skill most parents learn as they go along. It is arguably even more difficult to grasp when the teenager is…

  • 8 February 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Children / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    The ability to motivate a child is one of the many skills you’ll develop as a foster carer. It gives the child drive and confidence to help them…

  • 31 January 2017 / Families / Family Advice / Foster Caring

    Welcoming your foster child into your home isn’t going to be as easy as simply opening your door. You need to treat him like any other child but…

  • 10 January 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Caring / Foster Children

    “Why bother? Nothing will work out anyway. No one cares and it doesn’t make a difference.” These are sentiments shared by those plagued by the feeling of hopelessness….

  • 15 December 2016 / Family Advice / General / Health

    A recent international study has found that British children are among the least active in the world, and fitness levels are plummeting. The rankings, produced by a global…

  • 29 November 2016 / Christmas / Events / Family Advice

    With Christmas less than a month away, it’s time to get shopping for Christmas presents. In addition to all of the fun and exciting presents your children will…

  • 26 November 2016 / Family Advice / General / Health

    A recent study by Cancer Research UK has found that children of all ages were consuming too much sugar in drinks. Drinks are teenagers’ main source of added…

  • 22 November 2016 / Christmas / Events / Family Advice

    With household budgets squeezed, many families are worried about covering the cost of Christmas this year. After all the fun and games are over, many of us are…

  • 19 November 2016 / Family Advice / General

    When you look back to your childhood, you can probably pick out very specific things that scared you, such as clowns or being in a dark room. While…

  • 16 November 2016 / Family Advice / Health

    According to NHS figures, child obesity is a growing problem as children are becoming obese as young as four or five years old. Overall, 9.3% of four-five year…

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