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There are several reasons why you may need childcare. Perhaps you offer childcare and are looking to provide your experience and support to parents and guardians that need it. Our childcare forum is here to provide you with information on childcare ranging from understanding the differences in childcare practice to recommended child carers.

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Your child is learning something new every day. They don’t have to be in formal education to be learning. In fact, they learn a lot at home with their family and the people around them. Educating a child isn’t just about the academic level they can achieve. It’s about teaching them values, responsibility, ethics and social awareness. Every day is an educational day for a child and it’s important they learn in the best way they can.

You may be looking to find a particular type of school for your child, or perhaps your child is older and ready for college or university. We’re here to help support you with any matters relating to your child’s schooling or education through advice, questions, answers and general chat.


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Latest threads in health

  • Hair loss after a baby

    Started by firsttimemum | 2014-06-10 21:10:45

    Is it normal for you to lose so much hair after you've had a baby? My hair is naturally thick, luckily and got even thicker and longer during pregnancy but now every time I run my hands through it...

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  • Need to lose weight, does 5 2 diet really work with HIIT?

    Started by Cupcakequeen | 2014-05-04 08:00:07

    I'm struggling to lose a stone in weight and I'm attending a wedding in June so I need ideas for a quick fix! I've heard about the 5:2 diet and I wondered if anyone has had good results from it? I'm a...

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  • Can't lose my baby weight!

    Started by JustDaisy22 | 2014-03-19 15:17:40

    I thought that when I had my baby, my body would go back to my old shape after a few months. But it's been 6 months now and I'm still two stone overweight. I've stopped breastfeeding now and I'm tryin...

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  • No periods for 4 months since baby born

    Started by firsttimemum | 2014-03-19 14:38:53

    I wanted to check if this was normal, I had my baby boy over 4 months ago and haven't had a single period yet, I'm starting to get a bit concerned. Is it normal? I breastfed him but the breast feeds a...

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  • Why am I feeling so down?

    Started by Notmadeinchelsea | 2014-03-19 09:58:55

    I don't know what's going on with me?? I feel like bursting into tears all the time. Work is fine and my home life is ok. There's no real reason to feel upset but for some reason I am feeling so low a...

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