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Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Do you think free vitamin supplements should be available to all pregnant women and/or young children? I’m sure you will have read or heard on the news that as a nation we are getting bigger and that this can have harmful effects on our health.   But did you know that many young children are not … Continue reading

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Research shows that alongside good parenting, high quality part time childcare helps give children a great start, providing a solid foundation for the future. It can help to:- Improve children’s development, for example their communication skills Help them learn to socialise with other children and make friends Help them begin to get ready for school … Continue reading

It’s Walk to School Week!

It’s Walk to School Week!

Walking to school regularly is not only a fantastic way to encourage an active lifestyle, it is also a great opportunity to teach your children vital road safety skills and ensure they are alert and ready to learn at the start of a new day. Teachers even report that those pupils who walk to school … Continue reading

Save money and the planet with Real Nappies

Save money and the planet with Real Nappies

Let’s face it, every little penny helps at the moment. Bills are increasing and Christmas is just around the corner. We asked our friends at Shropshire Waste to come up with some money saving ideas. The first of their suggestions looks at real nappies, which long term helps to save money but also helps to … Continue reading

Parents and Wills

Parents and Wills

Having children usually changes our outlook on life and make us reorganise our priorities. We suddenly have another life to care for and their needs and wants are usually placed above our own. It’s very easy for us to get caught up in the here and now, worrying over health concerns, education and the like … Continue reading

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste

If you’re anything like us, you will have noticed that your monthly shopping bills have been going up and up and your money not going as far as it did at the tills. We asked our friends at Love Food Hate Waste to share tips on how we can save money on the food we … Continue reading

The Costs of Childcare

The Costs of Childcare

For some parents the costs of childcare can be a barrier to accessing high quality care for their children. There is some financial help available and we are here to help with any queries you may have. We asked our friends at Family Nest to share some of the work they had done in highlighting … Continue reading