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10 things to keep busy with your family during lockdown

Ten little things to do with the family to make life sweeter

With many parents homeschooling, mums, dads, and carers across the UK are beginning to run out of ideas of what they can do to entertain their children when they are not teaching them.

Here, Gabriella Egleton, UK Brand Marketing Manager for Bebeto sweets, has compiled her top 10 little things you can do to help keep the whole family entertained during free time.

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4 Tricks for Taking a Toddler to a Restaurant

Eating out with children who have not yet learned the food can be very frustrating and stressful. You will find yourself in a dreadful situation if you do not prepare in advance, there is nothing worse than a screaming child disturbing everyone in a restaurant. If you consider eating with children in your favorite restaurant, you must be patient. Here are some tips to help you out.

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Instagram was the most used platform in child grooming crimes during lockdown

Instagram the platform of choice in grooming crimes

Instagram was the most used platform in child grooming crimes during lockdown, research by the NSPCC suggests.

New data shows there were more than 1,200 online grooming crimes recorded against children in the three months from April to June, with the true scale of the problem likely to be much higher.

The figures reveal how Instagram is increasingly being exploited by...

New data indicates schools need more support to address online safety issues

Data indicates schools need more support to address online safety issues

New data released by the online safety organisation, UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC), ranks 14,000 schools’ performances on online safety, indicating that more support is required in many parts of the country.

It shows thousands of schools across England are have not yet engaged with appropriate online safety resources which can help them protect children online.

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How to run errands with your children

Parenting requires you to juggle lots of tasks at once, which is why you’re bound to pick up the art of multitasking eventually. Indeed, being a parent means finding ways to incorporate taking care of your child alongside your daily routine. Our previous post entitled ‘How to Stay Safe When Visiting the Coast, Lakes and Rivers This Summer’ highlights that the world is slowly re-opening for us...

nearly half of British parents will not get their child vaccinated against COVID-19

Nearly half of UK parents will NOT get their child vaccinated against COVID-19

The UK’s largest online platform for childcare providers, parents, schools and tutors has discovered that nearly half of British parents (45%) will not get their child vaccinated against COVID-19.

The survey of more than 5,000 parents and guardians by Childcare.co.uk discovered that a fifth (20%) of those who would reject a vaccination believe that COVID-19 is ‘fake and doesn’t...

Black lives matter child holding t-shirt

How to talk to your children about racism and white privilege

George Floyd’s death in police custody and the subsequent protests across the world for the Black Lives Matter movement, has catapulted racism to the forefront of social consciousness.

It’s long overdue, but the outcry has forced many white people to consider and better understand systemic racism, take an honest (sometimes uncomfortable) look at white privilege, and question how they...

Mum shouting at her son

How do I stop shouting at my kids so much?

I know I shout at my kids too much. How can I discipline them without shouting, and help us all get along better?

Paediatrician Carlos González, a father of three and author of Kiss Me: How to Raise Your Children With Love, says: “Who’s the one shouting all the time? Who’s the one in need of discipline? You’re an adult, you have the experience, the knowledge, the mind balance. You...

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Most common phobias parents pass onto children revealed

The UK’s largest online platform for childcare providers, parents, schools and tutors has revealed the most common phobias passed on from parents to children.

The survey of more than 4,000 parents and guardians by Childcare.co.uk discovered that Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, and Social Phobia, a fear of social situations, are the most common phobias parents share with their...

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How to get young children to listen to you and stop fighting with their sibling

No matter how accomplished a parent you are, there will still be stressful times when your child doesn’t listen to you, fights with their sibling or is simply naughty.

And how you handle those crisis points is crucial both to your child’s development and your parenting experience.

The parent-child relationship can benefit from using some stress-free psychotherapeutic...

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