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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Express yourself

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Express yourself

Original post "The mental Health foundation" Read this blog to find out why supporting children and young people to explore self-expression is important for their mental health and wellbeing. Coronavirus, and the measures to control it, have brought many changes to children and young people’s lives, especially to those areas which we know to be important for their mental health and wellbeing. With many changes likely to continue for some time, it is important children and young people are encouraged to find news ways to look after their mental health and wellbeing. What does ‘express yourself’ mean? Ideas on how to...

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Eight steps to minimise the risk of your child choking this Easter

Eight steps to minimise the risk of your child choking this Easter

As Easter approaches and supermarket aisles fill with brightly foil wrapped chocolate eggs, a heart breaking warning posted on a parenting website serves as a stark reminder of the choking danger posed by mini eggs. These, and other small spherical sweet treats, are the same size as a child’s airwayand thus pose a choking risk which could prove fatal. The anonymous mum urged other parents to choose carefully when buying chocolate treats for their children, and to remain vigilant whilst their children eat them. The grieving mum wrote: “With Easter coming up I want to warn you all about another...

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