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School Nursing in Shropshire

School Nursing in Shropshire

As it’s International Nurses Day and we wanted to celebrate by sharing with you information about the role and work of School Nurses in Shropshire. Every school has a school nurse and they work with children and young people to help keep them healthy, so they can reach their full potential and make informed healthy … Continue reading

Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness

The 2nd April each year is World Autism Awareness Day (designated by the United Nations) and throughout the whole of April people around the world are holding events to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Condition which affects around 1 in 100 children. So what do we mean when we talk about the autism spectrum? All … Continue reading

Our Little Rocket

Our Little Rocket

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Month (April) we wanted to share with you a very special poem which has been written by a Shropshire mum, whose daughter Hollie was diagnosed as having Autism. We hope by sharing this poem it gives others an understanding of what is it like to be a parent of a … Continue reading

Splash! Let’s go swimming

Splash! Let’s go swimming

All parents want their children to be able to swim, after all it’s a vital skill that could one day save their life, the question for many parents is how do you go about introducing your child to water in order to develop a love of all things aquatic that will stay with them throughout … Continue reading

Time for bed, sleepy head

Time for bed, sleepy head

As a parent of a new baby one of the biggest challenges is establishing a good sleep pattern, and whilst it’s not possible to make a baby sleep there are certain things parents can do to help and encourage their baby to develop a sound sleep routine. Of course, it’s also important to look after … Continue reading

Cycling Fun

Cycling Fun

If you have been inspired by Bradley Wiggins, Victoria Pendleton and the other Team GB Cyclists at the Olympic Games, then now is a great time for you and the children to head out on a bike ride. We asked our friends at Cycle Shrewsbury to write a guest blog on the fun and health … Continue reading

A Week at Pandas Foundation

A Week at Pandas Foundation

After last weeks blog from a Mum sharing her story of postnatal depression, we wanted to showcase the amazing work of Pandas Foundation who  aims to support every individual suffering from post or pre natal depression. They offer a telephone helpline, have local support groups, provide email support and an information packed website. Pandas was … Continue reading