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Helping your children deal with change – and emerge better for it

Helping your children deal with change – and emerge better for it

We've all been there, standing rather self-consciously in a slightly over-sized new school blazer as our parents snap away with their camera for posterity. And as a new school year gets under way, it’s a scene that will have been played out up and down the country. But change, like moving up to a new school, can be a testing and worrying time and many children will have been hiding a feeling of trepidation behind that fixed grin.

Children and charity

Children and charity

Summer 2014 will be remembered in three simple words. Ice Bucket Challenge. A silly idea that has caught on and generated millions of pounds for charities around the world. How can we capitalise on this new-found excitement? How can we get our children interested and involved in charity? Here are five ideas…

The best is yet to come

The best is yet to come

Among Team GB’s record-breaking haul of 12 gold medals at the recent European Athletics Championships were three for relay races. The thing I love about relay races is that it’s often really hard to see who’s got the upper hand until the very last leg. And as in relay races, so in life.

10 top family-friendly destinations

10 top family-friendly destinations

Tired of travelling to the same place each summer? We all have different ways we like to spend our holidays, but sometimes we can get a bit stuck for new places to visit. To help you out, we’ve compiled our favourite family day-trips from across the UK that might just provide something a bit different.

41 days of summer

41 days of summer

The last week of term must rank with the night before Christmas for fever-pitch childhood excitement. But the challenge of entertaining children for 6 full weeks is a daunting one. We’ve come up with a broad mix of games to suit your clan when that first plaintive cry of, ‘I’m bored’ goes up!

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