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ADHD and school

ADHD And School

A child with ADHD can find it tricky to sit still, listen attentively, and concentrate. These are key skills required for a successful school life, making mainstream schooling a challenge for many of those who suffer from ADHD. But it has been proven many times that kids with ADHD can adapt, with a little patience,

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teaching kids about charity

Teaching kids about charity

Every Christmas, there is a charity trolley that hovers at the door of our local supermarket. It is asking for toy donations for orphaned children. With my kids being spoiled rotten by Santa each year, I always make a point of visiting the store with them and helping them choose and pay for a gift

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Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Around 200,000 children in the UK are being raised by their grandparents or other family members. This may be due to a parent’s drug abuse, imprisonment, illness or bereavement. Of course, raising your grandchildren brings plenty of rewards but also its fair share of challenges. Negative feelings While the advantages of having your grandchildren living

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sure start services

Sure start services

The government launched Sure Start as a means to help every child in the UK get the best possible start in life. Services offered under the scheme focus on Family Health, Well Being, and Early Years Education for pregnant women and their children aged four and under. Sure Start services are aimed primarily at parents

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setting healthy boundaries for your children

Setting Healthy Boundaries For Your Children

Parental boundaries are the guidelines we establish on behalf of our kids, creating a safe space within which they can exist. They are the invisible safety net, borne of an adult take on the world and our children just love to push against them and test the waters that lie beyond. The Fine Line The

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Explaining to the kids when you can't afford something they want

Explaining to the kids when you can’t afford something they want

It might be the latest games console, pair of designer trainers or even a trip to Disneyland. Sooner or later, there will probably come a time when your child asks for something that you really can’t afford. If your finances won’t stretch far enough, how do you tell your child that she can’t have the

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