Kinship Carer

As a kinship carer, you have a unique opportunity to provide a safe and stable home environment for a child or young person in your care that meets their individual needs.You also have an ideal opportunity to further develop strong bonding relationships with your child, which can have a lasting and positive impact on their…

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lady Birds Twirling in the Breeze

Lady Birds for indoors or out Lady birds are natures beautiful bugs that we all love to see so why not get crafting with the kids and make some for indoors or outside? SUPPLIES construction paper, various colors pencil something round for tracing (jar, can, etc) scissors black craft paint small round spouncer paintbrush 8…

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Facebook to the rescue!

Facebook to the rescue, recently on Facebook someone appealed for help and one of our former families mentioned us..this is what she said about us!  “Don’t know where you are in the world but in the uk there is a great charity called Homestart. They helped me loads. It’s for single parents experiencing isolation. When…

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Out Door Play

The Importance of Out Door Play The outdoors is the very best place for preschoolers to practice and master emerging physical skills. It is in the outdoors that children can fully and freely experience motor skills like running, leaping, and jumping. It is also the most appropriate area for the practice of ball-handling skills, like…

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Digital Footprint

What is a digital footprint? A digital footprint is everything people can find out about you from the websites you visit. When you share something publicly online or leave comments on things others have posted, you are adding to a trail. A lot of this trail can be seen by anyone. People who search for your name using search engines like…

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Button Batteries

Button batteries and lithium coin batteries are the small, round batteries you find in lots of toys and everyday objects. They can be extremely dangerous for children if swallowed – especially lithium coin batteries –and can kill within hours. Why are button batteries dangerous? Most button batteries pass through the body without a problem. But if…

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