Category Archive: Parenting

Claire Young: BBC The Apprentice Finalist shares her daily routine, her successful business ‘School Speakers’ and much more…

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What does an average day look like for you? Luckily I’m an early bird and am usually up around 6am. I treasure this time of morning, the peace & quiet, and being able… Continue reading

Why life is like a box of chocolates, and Leeds Dying Matters week!

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Why should you read this? Because you never know what curveballs life will throw at you, expect the unexpected as the saying goes and as Dying Matters Week (8 May to 12 May)… Continue reading

Change4Life launch new ‘BeFoodSmart’ campaign

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Change4Life Be Food Smart Campaign now live A new campaign that highlights the surprising amount of sugar, saturated fat and salt found in everyday food and drink has been launched to encourage parents… Continue reading

New Year Resolutions? A child-friendly start to 2017…

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Happy New Year readers… Yes it’s that time of year again when we all reflect and decide on our new year resolutions or you may hear some saying “New year, new me.” Well… Continue reading

The first ever celebration of babies in Leeds has been hailed as a hugely positive event #BabyWeekLeeds

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It’s Monday morning, the early start, the jammed-pack roads and the touch of wind to highlight that Summer is over…October has begun! So last month, from the 12th – 16th September, Leeds hosted… Continue reading

Change4Life 10 minute shake up with Disney campaign is back!

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The Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up with Disney campaign is back and encouraging families to ‘Just Keep Moving’ as they kick off a summer of activity, inspired by this year’s Disney Pixar film,… Continue reading

‘ThinkuKnow’- helping children and young people stay safe on and offline!

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Monday 4 July sees two programmes launched, that are designed to help raise awareness with parents and professionals to protect children from the changing landscape of risk. Thinkuknow is an award-winning on and… Continue reading

Asthma UK: launch of new asthma information for parents

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You’ll know from patients that having a child diagnosed with asthma can be worrying and confusing for parents. And as asthma – and the needs of a child – can change over time,… Continue reading

Leeds dads launch Dadtastic Day on Father’s Day 19th June!

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This week we talk to Errol Murray, founder of Leeds group ‘Leeds Dads’ on his plans for the fabulous Dadtastic Event on Sunday 19 June! Dadstastic Day is a day of free family fun… Continue reading

Family Valued – a new approach to children’s social care in Leeds

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Nigel Richardson, Leeds City Council’s director of children’s services, recently spoke at a conference to launch the council’s £4.8million ‘Family Valued’ project which aims to transform children’s social care in Leeds.  Family Valued… Continue reading