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Top 10 Tips for Parents

Top 10 Tips for Parents: When your child wants to show you something, stop what you are doing and pay attention to your child. It is important to spend frequent, small amounts of time with your child doing things that you both enjoy. Give your child lots of physical affection – children often like hugs,…

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Parenting Half Term Activities Ideas

With half-term approaching are you worried about having bored children? In our Triple P groups this week parents have been coming up with ideas for indoor and outdoor games and activities that you could be doing with children to keep them occupied, happy and engaged and have lots of family fun together. Inside Board Games…

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Introducing Solid Foods

Good nutrition and healthy eating is important for everyone. It is especially important in the early years as children have very specific energy and nutrient requirement; as it is a time of rapid growth and development. With an increasing amount of information available online, parents can often receive mixed messages about when to start introducing solid…

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Eating Well at Work

Eating well and enjoying a healthy lifestyle can help us feel our best and make a big difference to our long-term health. The average full time employee works an average of 37.4 hours per week. It is important to ensure we have a healthy work life balance, so why not make a change today? We…

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The Importance of Teaching Children to Cook

It’s important children are given the opportunity to cook, explore and enjoy food from an early age. We know that developing healthy eating habits, and an interest in food from an early age can help promote lifelong positive attitudes and enjoyment of good food and cooking. Cooking is a fantastically fun and engaging way for…

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