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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

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

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

Low Cost Family Fun

Low Cost Family Fun

Spending time with the children during the holidays/half-term shouldn’t mean spending lots of money to keep them amused. Here’s our suggestions for low costs family fun activities 1. Have an indoor picnic 2. Get in the kitchen and bake some yummy treats 3. Create a treasure hunt around the house or garden 4. Write and … Continue reading

Compost Kids

Compost Kids

We are delighted to share with you a guest blog from our friends at Compost Kids. They will be blogging each month; sharing creative ideas with you all to try with the children and also news of events they have been involved in and which you can join in with. A big welcome to Compost … Continue reading

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading

Types of Childcare available in Shropshire

Types of Childcare available in Shropshire

This week is National Childcare Week, a chance to celebrate quality childcare provision in Shropshire, where children are cared for, educated, are safe and have fun. Choosing childcare can be a daunting task for some parents, understanding the different types of childcare and which will suit the needs of their child and family. This blog … Continue reading