Tips to help Your Children Back to School

The return to school on Monday 8th March will be quite daunting for many young people. After weeks away from their regular place of learning they will naturally wonder what school will be like when they step through the gates. Some children cannot wait to return while others may feel nervous. As a parent you will be aware of most of the concerns...

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Employee Wellbeing at Enterprise

Employee Wellbeing at Enterprise With the ever-changing workplace environment and widespread uncertainty in the world of work, Enterprise have continued to put their Employee and Customers’ wellbeing at the heart of their strategy. Passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, Leigh Lafever-Ayer (Vice-President Human Resources) demonstrates...

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Wellbeing as a working parent

Taking control of your wellbeing as a working parent Whether it’s your children or the printer refusing to cooperate, working from home and homeschooling can be a challenge to juggle at the same time. An overwhelming 84% of you said in our Instagram poll that you thought your wellbeing had taken a negative turn this lockdown. Here are some tips...

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The good enough parenting club

Why I Want to be in the Good Enough Parenting Club This year has been a year like no-other.  We’ve all spent way more time with our kids and partners than we thought we ever would.  How are we all doing? There have been lots of times this year when we’ve seen or heard stories of the perfect banana bread and children homeschooling for...

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Bridging the gap between generations

Bridging the gap between generations Bridging the gap between generations can be of great benefit to young and old alike. It is a sad fact that today’s society is segregating people by age more and more. Covid restrictions in 2020 have not helped with many over 75 year-olds shielding or isolating from their friends and family. As we live to older...

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Caring for the elderly – Loneliness

Loneliness Age UK estimates that in England two million people over the age of 75 live alone. More than one million elderly people say they can go for more than a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour, or family member. In addition, the fact that more health problems are prevalent in later life will also impact on the ability of an elderly...

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Helping children sleep

Help your children sleep The end of the summer marks the start of a new school year for children across the United Kingdom.  Schools in Scotland and Wales have already started their new academic year, and within a few short days, students across England will be joining their peers in a return to the classroom.  For many children this will be the...

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A dad’s experience of lockdown

A dad’s experience of lockdown Statistically, mothers have been more affected by children not being in school, lack of childcare and generally ‘keeping house’ during lockdown. How did the dads cope?  We haven’t heard much in the press, so we thought we’d ask a few.  Here is first of two articles by Joe Young (aka www.dadonspl.co.uk). ...

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Five tips for selecting a care home

Five tips for selecting a suitable care home for a loved one Some care homes focus on how they can benefit the owner and their staff rather than the residents. Moreover, there are instances where the advertised reputation of a home does not match the services it actually provides. For instance, a home for self-funding paying residents should offer...

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