Category Archive: Parenting

Biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire – Join us at Child Friendly Leeds Live 2019

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Join us for the biggest children’s festival in Yorkshire featuring Popular children’s TV presenters and performers on National Play Day 7th August. Tickets are now on sale for Child Friendly Leeds Live 2019,… Continue reading

Celebrate Fostering Fortnight with Foster 4 Leeds

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Following on from our previous blog, here’s 4 more wonderful stories from the 8 exceptional foster families, who have fostered children with disabilities for over 25 years for Leeds City Council. Find out more… Continue reading

National Fostering Week – Celebrating Exceptional Foster Families in Leeds

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In the wake of National fostering week, we’d like to celebrate 8 exceptional foster families, who have fostered children with disabilities for over 25 years for Leeds City Council and share their remarkable… Continue reading

Can you help shape the early plans for a new Leeds Children’s Hospital?

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An exciting vision to build a brand-new Leeds Children’s Hospital has been launched by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and your views on its early proposals are welcomed. The Trust has ambitions for… Continue reading

Child Friendly Leeds Sundays | A child’s idea becomes the highlight this summer!

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Child Friendly Leeds Sundays Every Sunday during the summer holidays is a Child Friendly Leeds Sunday. Rumani, one of our competition winners, dreamt of creating fabulous play spaces in the city centre, where… Continue reading

What to do in Leeds this summer? From a huge children’s festival with Cbeebies stars to 100s of activities across the city – Welcome to #ChildFriendlyLeeds

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Leeds city centre will come to life over the summer holidays with a jam packed calendar of activities for families starting at the end of July. Whether you want to relax on a… Continue reading

Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know?

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Do you ever work with children or young people? Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know? To keep children safe we need everyone… Continue reading

Shine Space in Leeds – ‘gone above and beyond’ to help us deliver events that will reach new foster carers

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Our amazing ambassadors at Shine Leeds continually strive to make a difference to the community, through their work.  Over the years they have found many ways to support the work of Child Friendly… Continue reading

When can you start potty training? Interesting read by Little Bunny Bear

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When can you start potty training?    A quick Google search will recommend potty training any time from 18 months. In the UK, most parents start potty training when their child is between… Continue reading

The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term in Leeds

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The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term, Saturday 10 – Sunday 18. There’ll be free fairground rides in our event space, children’s story-telling sessions, a book… Continue reading