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6 ways to reconnect with your teen!

6 ways to reconnect with your teen!

Posted on 10 Apr, 2018 - No comments yet!

Teenagers are hard work and being a parent to one is never easy! It is a real challenge to steer them on the straight and narrow decision wise, be involved in their lives and loosen the apron strings! As teenagers are so secretive it can be hard to really know what is going on in both their mind and their lives!

Our tips on reconnecting with your teen may help you structure a new routine, or give you some idea’s on how to negotiate the teenage pit falls! April is National Child abuse prevention month so this half term may be a good time to chat with your teen about worries they have, review boundaries or set new routines.

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Hand washing: The brutal truth!

Hand washing: The brutal truth!

Posted on 16 Mar, 2018 - No comments yet!

Hand washing is something that’s taught to you as a young child, so surely we all know how to wash our hands properly? Apparently not, it is estimated that only 1 in 5 wash their hands and of those who do around 30% don’t use soap! Washing hands in plain water, is not washing! Look at the correct technique and see if you can adopt this at work, home or with your family to help prevent the spread of infection.

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First aid for Frostbite

First aid for Frostbite

Posted on 26 Feb, 2018 - No comments yet!

So unless you have been under a rock the last few days you will know they are predicting severe weather warnings for most of this week, and the cold weather will continue for another week or so. There are around 30-60 cases of frostbite each winter in the UK. Here are our top tips for preventing it, and treatment ideas. Please always seek medical advice for any suspected frostbite.

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Love your Heart this Valentines day: Heart Health Tips

Love your Heart this Valentines day: Heart Health Tips

Posted on 12 Feb, 2018 - No comments yet!

Our hearts are amazing, not only do they keep us alive but they are so complex. As Valentines day approaches, what better time to think about loving your own heart and thinking about its health? Find out some interesting heart facts, learn what simple changes you can make to take care of your heart, and if your brave enough why not take the heart age test?

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