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29 November 2014 in , ,

Managing children's Christmas expectations

Christmas is supposed to be a wonderful time for all the family, a time of giving and receiving. But this December, with many families struggling to pay their bills and keep food on the table, buying presents may be just another headache and mean further pressure for parents. Barnardos has advice on how to manage your children’s expectations about Christmas this year....

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09 October 2014 in , , ,

Are you a proud parent of a new baby? Would you like to get involved in a groundbreaking volunteer project?

Are you a proud parent with a new baby Will your baby be 2 – 4 months old in October Would you like to volunteer in a local school as part of a meaningful, enjoyable and groundbreaking project Roots of Empathy is a programme for primary school children which aims to increase empathy - the ability to understand how another person feels. Children learn to care for and respect each other, a...

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23 September 2014 in , ,

Booking Open for New Barnardos Training Events - First Aid & Child Protection

New training events from Barnardos are now open for booking - in paediatric first aid and child protection training....

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19 June 2014 in , , ,

Barnardos highlights worrying gaps in mental health support for families

Mental health is a serious issue for parents and their children and improved support must be available for families, Barnardos will say today at its conference Patients. Parents. People. Recession is a major factor, with families struggling with related anxiety and hopelessness, the children’s charity added. ...

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13 June 2014 in , ,

New Barnardos Publication: Spaces to Be Me

The new Barnardos publication Spaces to Be Me is aimed at people working in an early years setting with children under six years of age but will be of interest to parents and those involved in designing spaces for children. It provides tips, ideas, thought-provoking stories and guidance on how to structure and equip children’s spaces whether it be playrooms, playgrounds, outdoor space and more, ...

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