Spring Clean your emotions

Spring Clean your emotions Spring’s the perfect time to kickstart a new emotional outlook. The sunshine helps us feel we can start afresh. Check out these tips. Challenge your worries. Many are natural born worriers – worrying about everything from being on time to the way we look. From today, when you start to worry…

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Top ten tips to support language development

Top ten tips to support language development A child’s ability to communicate defines them. It is one of the ways they are judged and measured by others and the means by which they forge relationships. Credit: NadyaEugene/Shutterstock.com It is well documented that the ability to communicate verbally is linked to a child’s well-being and confidence…

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Food labels

Food labels  Nutrition labels can help you choose between products and keep a check on the amount of foods you’re eating that are high in fat, salt and added sugars. Most pre-packed foods have a nutrition label on the back or side of the packaging. These labels include information on energy in kilojoules (kJ) and kilocalories…

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Manchester 22rd May

Manchester 22rd May Following the tragic events witnessed in Manchester on Monday 22 May 2017, our thoughts are with the individuals and communities, affected by this terrible incident. The Scottish Government are working closely with partners to provide the necessary reassurance to communities across Scotland. In times of adversity our communities have shown that they…

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Confident fathers have happier children

Image copyrightTHINKSTOCK Confident fathers have happier children Confident fathers who embrace becoming a parent are less likely to have children who display behavioural issues before the teenage years, a study says. The Oxford University research stresses the importance of a man’s attitude to fatherhood soon after birth. This can influence later behaviour more than undertaking…

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