How to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet

The internet is a weird and wonderful place. Where else can you find answers to complex questions in seconds, or see pics of your mate’s terrible 1992 hairstyle in a few clicks? Love it or hate it, many of us spend hours a day online, browsing, posting, reading, and downloading. And that includes our kids….

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Let’s Show Support for Our Amazing Hospices

The nation’s 200 hospices care each year for 225,000 children and adults with terminal or life-limiting illnesses. And, after an incredibly tough 18 months, they need our support now more than ever. Where it all started Dame Cicely Saunders – a nurse, social worker, and doctor – founded the modern hospice movement in 1967, when…

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Six Top Tips for Camping Trips in Chelmsford

Friday 2 July sees the start of the UK’s National BBQ Week – one of the Great British public’s favourite pastimes. Whether it’s bangers, halloumi burgers or spicy cauliflower steaks on the menu, BBQs are the number one meal option when it comes to camping trips. We’ve put together a list of essential items for…

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Tips for Managing Your Child’s Return to School

After many long and draining weeks of learning from home, children across the UK are finally returning to school. While weary parents may be glad to see the back of homeschooling, some children may find the transition from front room to classroom daunting. After spending so much time at home, dealing with the hurly-burly of…

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Three Stories to Make You Feel Good This Friday

Mental health used to be a taboo subject, but thankfully things are changing.  This week was Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and up and down the country, people found interesting ways to engage with young people about the issue. The week’s theme was ‘expressing yourself’ and encouraged young people to find ways to share feelings,…

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7 Mental Health Tips for Children in Chelmsford

Children’s Mental Health Week runs until Sunday. And we’re sharing seven super tips on how you can help your little cherubs cope with the strains lockdown can place upon their young shoulders. Listen – Ask them how they are feeling and listen to what they have to say. Support – There have been difficult times…

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