International Women’s Day began as a movement for women’s suffrage. The earliest instance was in 1909 in New York as women were demanding the right to vote. In 1910, a woman called Clara Zetkin from Germany came up with the idea of an International Women’s Day. She organised a conference of 100 women from 17 countries so that women could collectively fight for their rights. Thus,...Read more
As a working mother, it can be very exhausting and overwhelming to manage a career, household, and children all at the same time. The slightest shake up to the routine or a last-minute emergency is bound to make your stress and panic go into overdrive. How can a working mum stay on top of things to ensure that each day goes as smoothly and calmly as possible?
Being a single parent is one of the hardest jobs there is, and it can be overwhelming even on a good day. Fulfilling all the tasks associated with being head of the household while making sure your children are safe, happy and well taken care of can lead to quite a bit of stress, so it’s important to find healthy ways to cope and focus on your mental health.
Help and Support For New Mums
A question many mothers may ask when going back to work is whether it is possible to find a job which is compatible with their childrens’ schooling and how does the law protect them in matters concerning flexibility to balance their work and home life. It may appear a rather daunting task to find an employer who will be accommodating when it comes to matters regarding the children, lim...
Protecting children’s identities online
Parents are often faced with managing a busy schedule including job related responsibilities, household duties, and raising their children. These demands occasionally result in parenting stress, which is stress associated with being a parent. Parenting stress is associated with both parenting behaviors and child adjustment. Numerous studies have shown that parents who report higher levels of ...
Diet is even more important in babies and small children as their bodies and brains are still developing. Because they are so small, they are much more vulnerable to some of the harmful chemical effects from food.
Starting school can be very scary for children so preparing your child for school is essential to make the transition a little bit easier for your child, below are five ways you can get your child ready for school.
They call it the “Terrible Twos” but toddler tantrums can start at any age. You’ll know the signs soon enough – the screaming, the shaking and the rolling on the floor. It can be upsetting for parents, but here are 10 tips to deal with a tantrumming toddler – and avoiding the tears yourself.
There are many parents who struggle with their children being picky eaters, this can be a very frustrating and emotional for both parents and the child. This blog will provide tips for how you can try to slowly get your children to start eating again!
There are many parents who would love to adopt however do not believe they have the right qualities or do not know how or where to start, this blog will briefly inform you on how easy it can be to become an adoptive parent.
For many single parent families, food is one of the biggest weekly expenses. It’s scary to think how much we spend on food, drink, snacks and treats, but is there a way to cut food bills down to size without cutting out your favourite foods?
Facebook is a social network which lets you create a page about yourself. You can add friends, write on people’s pages, share photos and videos including live videos. Facebook Messenger allows you to instant message in group chats or one to one. Facebook allows live streaming.
The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect - opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe?
Are school holidays hurting your business?
An NHS guide for parents and carers of children aged 0-5 years with lots of useful hints and tips from experts in child health including hospital specialists, doctors, health visitors and pharmacists. Download the FREE app and watch the video online here >> http://www.ellisonviewsurgery.nhs.uk/links/medical-advice-for-parents-of-children-under-5/
Here are NCT's top ten tips on managing life with two under two…
More and more pre-schoolers are using their parents’ computers, smartphones or tablets to play games, use apps, and watch their favourite TV shows. There are simple things you can do to make sure they’re using the internet safely.
Last year, with much fanfare, the government announced their new deal for parents: 30 hours of free childcare for “hardworking families”. This is double the 15 hours currently provided for three and four-year olds. In addition, two-year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds will now be offered 15 hours of free childcare.