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The truth about cyberbullying

Sam Flatman, Educational Consultant for Pentagon Sport, discusses cyberbullying and how parents can intervene. As parents, most of us will remember name calling and rough housing on the playground from when we were at school. Although playground bullying is still an issue today, bullying is moving beyond the playground. Our children are part of a generation that is constantly connected whether it be through ...

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Technology in the playground

Sam Flatman, Educational Consultant for Pentagon Sport, looks at how technology is changing our children’s playgrounds - for better or worse. In 2008, Britain saw the introduction of it’s very first hi-tech playground which used magnetic swipe cards to engage children in tasks and tracked their performance on the playground. The idea was that this new playground innovation would exercise children’s brains a ...

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Mythbusting questions about adoption

There are many myths about who can and cannot adopt. These myths can stop people from coming forward as they are worried that they will not be accepted as potential adoptive parents. Lets take a look at the common misconceptions about adoption. - We’re a gay couple can we adopt? Whether you’re straight, lesbian, gay or transgender you could adopt. Different types of couples can and have adopted successfully ...

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Birth injuries – do you have grounds for making a clinical negligence claim?

This is the fifth article in a series about injuries which may arise at and around the time of birth. Some birth related injuries can be anticipated and with prompt and appropriate action serious injury may be avoided. Assisted or instrumental delivery Babies cannot always be delivered through the birth canal without assistance from medical staff and sometimes medical instruments or tools will be needed to ...

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Birth injuries – do you have grounds for making a clinical negligence claim?

This is the fourth article in a series about clinical negligence claims relating to injuries arising at and around the time of birth. Some birth related injuries can be anticipated and with prompt and appropriate action serious injury may be avoided. If a birth injury is suffered through lack of appropriate care it may be possible to bring a clinical negligence claim for compensation. Jaundice and Kernicter ...

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How to rediscover #HappyWriting

There’s no arguing that the rise of technology has made our lives easier. Children and adults alike are becoming more au fait with tablets and smartphones by the day, and pens and pencils and pads are less likely to be part of the paraphernalia that is taken on a day out than an iPad. But, clever and convenient as these devices may be, when it comes to encouraging children to embrace their creativity and pa ...

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What to do with the kids this Easter weekend

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail The masters of chocolate have paired up with the National Trust for the Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail. Choose an event from over 300 locations across the UK with their handy online finder, and turn your family into eggsplorers for the day! Solve clues around enchanted castles, historic houses or spring woodlands to hunt down your chocolate treasure. Sensational Butterflies Th ...

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Brits no longer keeping mum about mum

  Brits getting their mums more involved in social lives, as inspired by celeb dynasties Kardashians leading the trend One in four would go clubbing with their mum One in three would invite their mum out with their friends 40% are now connected to their mums on Facebook It's not just on Mother’s Day that Brits make a concerted effort to see their mums – research has revealed that many offspring are inc ...

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