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Benefits of walking, wiggling and dancing

Monday 09 March 2020 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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One of the healthiest things you can do for your body is to get out and get moving.

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Storytelling - the benefits of reading to your child

Wednesday 05 February 2020 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Storytelling can be extremely beneficial for both you and your little ones.

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Summer holiday childcare - what are your options?

Thursday 04 July 2019 / Parenting Tips
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Finding suitable and affordable childcare for the summer holidays can be difficult, check out some of our helpful tips.

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5 family-friendly ways to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Thursday 06 June 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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During pride month, there happen to be a lot of events and celebrations that are not all about heavy crowds and music.

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Secret apps - Making sure your child uses mobile apps safely

Thursday 23 May 2019 / Parenting Tips, Online, Safety
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We share some tips on safely identifying and dealing with suspicious mobile apps your child may come across.

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