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  • 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…

  • 11 November 2016 / Family Advice / General / Health

    Children who are exposed to abuse, domestic violence or other stresses are far more likely to develop long term health problems, says new research. The Public Health Wales…

  • 10 November 2016 / Advice for young people / Family Advice / General

    Mental illness and suicidal thoughts can affect anyone, of any age, of any background, at any time. Like with physical illnesses, people don’t choose to have a mental…

  • 4 November 2016 / Family Advice / Fostering Skills Spotlight / General

    Like many of the skills you need to be a successful foster carer, communication is one that you’ve been honing all your life. The first step to effective…

  • 3 November 2016 / Education / Family Advice / General

    Homework. Often a key battleground between parents and children. If you are fortunate enough to have a child who independently gets on with after school work, spare a…

  • / Events / Family Advice / General

    This Saturday is Bonfire Night – which marks the failure of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot. Children all over the country will be ready to be amazed by incredible…

  • 28 October 2016 / Events

    On Wednesday 9th November, our team at Perpetual Fostering will be running a Relay Marathon! This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh scheme and…

  • 26 October 2016 / Families / Family Advice / Health

    Winter is coming… and it’s fast approaching! The drop in temperature is already being noticed and this means that sooner or later your foster child will likely develop…

  • 22 October 2016 / Events / Families / Family Advice

    Autumn is a fantastic season to get out and about in the British countryside and discover special wildlife. Being outdoors is also a great way to improve your…

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