Girls puberty

Reclaim your Ipad

iPad, iPhone, iChild. Our little people are becoming more technically advanced than any generation of young children that I’ve seen in my life. As parents we have used iPhones and iPads with both of our eldest children aged four and two. My four year old used to think my phone was her toy and not

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Dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia? Dyspraxia is most frequently recognized and referred to as an impairment in an individual’s ability to organise movement. It  falls under the umbrella term of Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD), which refers to difficulties with fine and/or gross motor co-ordination. A massive affect 5 – 10% of school-aged children are thought to have

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Tips that can help stop siblings fighting

“That’s mine, no it’s mine, give it back, no,” screeeeamm!!!! This is a common conversation in our house at the moment between our four year old and her two year old sister. When they are together I spend the majority of my day keeping an eye on their play, and splitting them up when things

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female genital mutilation FGM

Female Genital Mutilation – FGM

What is Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) refers to any procedure that involves partial or total removal of the external female genitals or any other injury to them for non-medical reasons. FGM has been categorised into four types ranging from a prick to the clitoris to an extensive removal of the clitoris and

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The underwear rule

The NSPCC is the UKs leading children’s charity and they have come up with a creative and simple way for parents to talk to young children about staying safe from sexual abuse. The campaign is about talking PANTS to your children, which is an acronym for the key elements of the underwear rule. P stands

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Does my child need glasses

Are you concerned about your child’s eyesight and thinking ‘does my child need glasses’?Before a child is old enough to be able to explain any problems or difficulties they may be having it’s up to you to look out for signs that something is wrong. If your child is struggling with certain tasks, is frustrated

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