Parenting Team

How to Help Children with their Homework

How to Help Children with their Homework One of the most common dilemmas we come across amongst parents in our Triple P groups is how can they support their children to do their homework? It’s always best to approach homework positively, take some time to work through what your expectations are, create a clear space…

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Things to do for FREE in the February Half Term

Things to do for FREE in the February Half Term! Winter is an expensive time of year for most families and it can be hard to think of things to do for free or little expense.  So we have compiled list of activities the whole family can enjoy. Go on a nature trail Wrap up…

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Importance of Role Playing

Importance of Role Playing Role Playing is an effective way for children to make sense of the world around them. Key benefits role playing for children Develops communication and language skills Allows children to act out and make sense of real-life situations Allows children to explore, investigate and experiment Develops social skills as children collaborate…

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Baby Yoga

Baby Yoga Why baby yoga and how does it benefit both parent and baby? Baby yoga is based on simplified Hafa yoga coupled with rhythmical more energetic movements that can be liken to Ashtanga yoga.   Just like adults’ babies benefit from stimulating touch, movements and relaxation that each class provides.  So here are the parenting…

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Behaviour Charts

Behaviour Charts Behaviour charts are a great incentive to motivate your child to develop new skills and encourage desirable behaviour. They are used for a few weeks and then phased out. Start by deciding the behaviour or skill you plan to use the chart for, then  make the chart yourself or with your child; use…

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Play Dough Recipes and Activities

Play Dough Recipes and Activities During these long winter nights it is a good idea to plan some fun indoor activities with your children.  A firm favourite is play dough, guaranteed to keep your children busy, helps them to be imaginative, encourages creativity and prevents them from getting bored and into trouble! Here are two…

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10 reason why joining an Early Talk and sign class is beneficial to you and your baby!

10 reason why joining an Early Talk and sign class is beneficial to you and your baby! Over recent years there has been growing popularity for baby sign classes, but why is it so  important and how can it benefit our parenting?  Admittedly for me it seemed like one more thing parents needed to do…

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Parent Connect

New FREE support programme for parents and carers of children with additional needs in London. Parents Connect will see parents come together in cohorts of no more than 12 people for a 6-week programme that aims to offer parents and carers of children with additional needs the chance to meet others in similar situations, help…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Signalong

Q. What is the difference between Signalong and Makaton? A. Signalong and Makaton are both multi modal signing programmes, combining signs from BSL, speech and symbols and are designed to support those who have language and communication difficulties. The main difference is the method the programmes are taught: Signalong training, attendees are taught to analyse…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Baby Massage Class

I have been working as a baby massage instructor for over 14 years now and it has been one of the most rewarding aspect of my career.   Within classes I teach techniques to help alleviate infant health problems, such as colic, wind, constipation and teething.  It’s lovely when parents form friendships and support each other…

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