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National Bike Week

National Bike Week

It national Bike Week so why not plan a bike ride with the children this week? Cycling can be great fun, has lots of health benefits, and a cheaper way to travel.  With the nice Summer weather on its way (or so we are promised) and the children due to break up from school soon, … Continue reading

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

Ho Ho Ho

Ho Ho Ho

It’s less than two weeks now until Christmas day and we trust you are all super organised and have all your gifts purchased and wrapped; cards all written and the house all decorated. No? No, us neither. One Shropshire mum sounds much more organised than us and has written about the wonder of Christmas as … 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

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

November the 5th is nearly upon us and like the Diwali and Chinese New Year celebrations, fireworks often play a big part. Fireworks although exciting are obviously explosives and burn at high temperatures, so they need careful handling and storage. Bonfires also need careful management and should never be used for the disposal of fly … Continue reading

Love your bike and stay safe

Love your bike and stay safe

The leaves are falling, the days are getting shorter, and winter is on its way. During this time it’s even more important to be certain that you and your children are visible on your bicycles to help ensure that you all stay safe while cycling. Here are a few quick tips for cycling in autumn/winter: … Continue reading

Being a Young Mum

Being a Young Mum

Being a parent can be tricky at the best of times, but being a young parent can present additional difficulties. We spoke to one young parent called Claire who told us what it what like to find out she was pregnant at 16, how she overcame the stigma attached to being a young parent and … 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