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Weight lifting and women

Weight lifting and women

September 18

Its a myth - “Lifting weights and doing resistance work in the gym will make me bulky; I just want to tone up"

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The role of social media in bullying – and what can be done to stop it!

The role of social media in bullying – and what can be done to stop it!

September 18

From Senior Associate Polly Kerr at Teeslaw.com

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Play like a Pirate!

Play like a Pirate!

September 18

... along with talk like a pirate! From Bishop's Stortford Gymnastics

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Harvest Apple Cake!

Harvest Apple Cake!

September 18

Making the most of the season

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Positive discipline

Positive discipline

September 18

Huddl provides a platform for parents and carers to access up-to-date expert advice, so that we can help our children and young people with the pressures of growing up.

Dr Ruth MacConville is going to be speaking at the 2018 Huddl Parent Talks in Ipswich and Cambridge this Autumn. To find out more and book tickets visit our website www.huddl.uk. Read her guide to giving positive discipline.

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Academic Families - hosting?

Academic Families - hosting?

September 18

Is your home welcoming and supportive? Do you have an international perspective? Would you like to earn £ from your spare room?

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“Getting a good night’s sleep” – help with insomnia

“Getting a good night’s sleep” – help with insomnia

September 18

Good sense and some homeopathy.

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Do you really need to see a doctor?

Do you really need to see a doctor?

September 18

Citizens Advice: you don’t need a doctor to refer you to all health and wellbeing services.

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Meat Ahoy

Meat Ahoy

September 18

From Freddies Kitchen!

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Costumes for History Days

Costumes for History Days

September 18

Evacuees and Egyptians DIY style !

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Small Children, Big Issues, Amazing Solutions

Small Children, Big Issues, Amazing Solutions

September 18

Books reviewed by Dr Jo Burch

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Back to school

Back to school

September 18

Aspects is a family and student support service. We are here for you when parenting gets tough and family life stops being fun.

Please call 01279 696842 or email admin@aspects.org.uk

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Travel sickness

Travel sickness

June 18

Travel safely with natural remedies.

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Exercise and nutrition

Exercise and nutrition

June 18

Squat till you drop!

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Summer reading - book reviews

Summer reading - book reviews

June 18

Cultural heritage to take on holiday

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Outdoor games!

Outdoor games!

June 18

Playing outdoors is healthy and is a good way to help children socially build confidence and let off steam with activities that promote group participation. Here are some ideas for outdoor games to try with your children this summer.

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Is your child's SEND being met?

Is your child's SEND being met?

June 18

Education and the Law - Polly Kerr gives advice.

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Coping with the summer holidays as a separated parent

Coping with the summer holidays as a separated parent

June 18

For separated parents the summer holidays can be a logistical nightmare - how do you plan for that eight weeks summer break when the children are not at school?

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Wonderful Weather

Wonderful Weather

June 18

Create your own biome

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Attention & Listening: The Foundation

Attention & Listening: The Foundation

June 18

Attention & listening skills are fundamental for communication development.

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Surviving the School Summer Break

Surviving the School Summer Break

June 18

The long school summer holiday is fast approaching; some families will be looking forward to lazy days, leisurely picnics and playdates…………while many of us will be frantically thinking ‘help! how am I going to get through this?’

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Are you being paid the right amount?

Are you being paid the right amount?

June 18

Most people who work are entitled to get paid at least the National Minimum Wage.

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Picnic Tray Tortillas

Picnic Tray Tortillas

June 18

A favourite choice for all tastes and ages for summer picnics is my Muffin Tray Tortillas - oven-baked Spanish omelettes which also make great lunch-box snacks.

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Freddies Kitchen

Freddies Kitchen

June 18

Easy peasy paella

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First Aid - essential know-how.

First Aid - essential know-how.

April 18

Ms Susanne KermaniT: 01799 218745
M: 07970 750390
susannekermani@gmail.com
Bud to Bloom

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Books to send children outside

Books to send children outside

April 18

Books about nature and the pleasures of being outside suggested by Jo Burch, founder of Words in Walden

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A step too far... School Transport

A step too far... School Transport

April 18

Education and the law
Senior Associate at Tees Polly Kerr continues to share her expertise on educational matters, including SEN. Polly from Tees Law specialises in Education Law and will answer any questions you may have around this subject.

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Are you overpaying on your Utility Bills?

Are you overpaying on your Utility Bills?

April 18

Economy 7 might not be so economic as you think!

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BNF Healthy Eating Week

BNF Healthy Eating Week

April 18

Karen Perkins Stortford Gymnastics 07976 124095
E: enquiries@stortfordgymnastics.com
W: stortfordgymnastics.com

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Fostering: a carers’ story

Fostering: a carers’ story

April 18

The Foster Care Co-operative is a not-for-profit fostering organization. To find out more about fostering visit www.fostercarecooperative.co.uk

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A different way of looking at bug busting!

A different way of looking at bug busting!

April 18

Ben Rosendale at Hatfield Forest

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Fun with crystals

Fun with crystals

April 18

Emma Ranade spends most of her time exploding things and experimenting at Fab Science birthday parties, holiday clubs and school workshops. www.fabscience.co.uk 07799 624777

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Dads and Families

Dads and Families

April 18

www.aspects.org.uk
01279 696842
email admin@aspects.org.uk

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Communication Development: Back to Basics

Communication Development: Back to Basics

April 18

Marisss Pajot Webb,
CCC-SLP, SLT, MRCSLT, MASLTIP, HCPC
Reg. Speech and Language Therapist The Orchid Practice www.theorchidpractice.co.uk

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Natural Remedies for Children's Emotional Health

Natural Remedies for Children's Emotional Health

April 18

Daniela Karsten RS. Hom. Dip. Hom. ACH
Your Local Registered Homeopath

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Post Pregnancy Exercise & Nutrition

Post Pregnancy Exercise & Nutrition

April 18

Written by: Jayne Hartley (Nutritional Advisor) Fierce Nutrition & Liz Carter L3 Personal Trainer Norse Personal training

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Education & The Law

Education & The Law

February 18

My step-daughter is refusing to go to school.

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Allergies

Allergies

February 18

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Book Tokens - a gift of choice

Book Tokens - a gift of choice

January 18

Book reviews - and some ideas on how to spend a book tokens

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Don't dread World Book Day!

Don't dread World Book Day!

January 18

Here's a few ideas for costumes

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Help with tiredness and fatigue

Help with tiredness and fatigue

January 18

© Daniela Karsten

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Early Years Gymnastics for Development

Early Years Gymnastics for Development

January 18

Karen Perkins Stortford Gymnastics 07976 124095
E: enquiries@stortfordgymnastics.com
W: stortfordgymnastics.com

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Apps - and new technology

Apps - and new technology

January 18

By David Hewlet, Head of Science and Digital Learning, Dame Bradbury's School

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Exclusion on the grounds of academic attainment – is it lawful?

Exclusion on the grounds of academic attainment – is it lawful?

January 18

Education and the Law by Polly Kerr at Tees Law

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Baby Friendly Breast Feeding

Baby Friendly Breast Feeding

January 18

The Unicef Accreditation approach as practiced by the NHS

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Bed Wetting

Bed Wetting

October 17

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Should I get my child into music?

Should I get my child into music?

September 17

SHOULD I GET MY CHILD INTO MUSIC?

Studies indicate that playing an instrument makes you smarter. It’s true, scientists say that those children who are exposed to music and learning an instrument, do better in school that those who don’t.

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Walk to School!

Walk to School!

September 17

Road traffic has grown by 80% and the number of children travelling to school in cars has doubled over the past 20 years.

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Uttlesford Frontline

Uttlesford Frontline

September 17

Easy access to local help and support

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Ear Infections

Ear Infections

September 17

Homeopathy

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The Most Powerful Force in the Universe is

The Most Powerful Force in the Universe is

September 17

compound interest

Albert Einstein

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Education and the Law -

Education and the Law -

September 17

I've accused the School's head teacher of embezzling in a joke. What should I do?

I have two children at primary school with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

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Hopscotch!

Hopscotch!

June 17

An old favourite and so easy!

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Be a time traveller!

Be a time traveller!

June 17

Fab Science

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Delayed or cancelled flight?

Delayed or cancelled flight?

June 17

Know your rights!

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Holiday travel kit!

Holiday travel kit!

June 17

For happy holidays without hassle!

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Separated?

Separated?

June 17

Do you find planning for the summer holidays a pleasure or a nightmare?

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Book reviews - summer projects

Book reviews - summer projects

June 17

Children’s books reviewed by Jo Burch

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Holidays during term time - education & the law

Holidays during term time - education & the law

June 17

Senior Associate Polly Kerr continues to share her expertise on educational matters, including SEN. Polly from Tees Law specialises in Education Law and will answer any questions you may have around this subject.

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I love YouTube

I love YouTube

June 17

I’m a big fan!

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Childcare choices website

Childcare choices website

May 17

Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available government support. (source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/

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Worry Tummy

Worry Tummy

May 17

Gut health - the secret to good health

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Jump for Joy

Jump for Joy

May 17

Skipping games!

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Book reviews

Book reviews

May 17

Why re-read the classics?

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Data Protection in Schools

Data Protection in Schools

May 17

Senior Associate Polly Kerr continues to share her expertise on educational matters, including SEN. Polly from Tees Law specialises in Education Law and will answer any questions you may have around this subject.

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NEW RESEARCH IS GREAT NEWS FOR FAMILY FRACTURES & BROKEN BONES!

NEW RESEARCH IS GREAT NEWS FOR FAMILY FRACTURES & BROKEN BONES!

March 17

Injury, trauma and lengthy trips to A&E are an unfortunate but integral part of family life! I can almost hear the resigned disappointment coupled with anxiety that follows the news that a child, or family member, has injured themselves sufficiently to warrant the journey, and often, the wait.

Bumps, bruises, cuts and grazes are common place, and recovery can be simple and speedy, with the use of Arnica or Calendula respectively.

Fractures and breaks are more challenging and can be a little more complex to treat (green, hairline, compound etc). That’s the bad news! The good news is that there is now good quality research and strong evidence to support the fact that “fractures set better and healed faster with homeopathy”. Between 2009 and 2012, a “double blind” RCT (randomized controlled trial), which is the blueprint for scientific research, found that in patients with broken ankles, the group treated with homeopathic remedies experienced faster healing and significant improvement in the quality of healing and alignment of the fracture union, than the group given a placebo or sugar pill.

The homeopathic group of patients also experienced less pain and used less painkillers. The added benefit of the homeopathic remedies is that they are entirely natural, safe and without side effects. When correctly prescribed they purely stimulate the immune response, activate and accelerate the bodies’ in-built healing ability.

Fracture remedies are not an uncommon request from my own patients, but one prescription stands out in my memory. An experienced horseman and jockey, who had just started his new job at the Royal Stables in Sandringham was tending to a horse, also new to the stables, when the horse reared and landed with full force on his foot. His heel was literally crushed to pieces! To cut a long story short, following an operation to insert a mesh structure to support and shape the heel, I prescribed Arnica followed by Symphytum, both leading fracture remedies. Within a number of weeks our jockey was walking, working and as far as I know is still working with the Queen and tending her horses.
Although homeopathic remedies including Arnica, Calcarea Phosphoricum and Symphytum, amongst others, are a proven effective option for fracture treatment and recovery, it is still important to consult with your GP and/or A&E to confirm the diagnosis and extent of any damage. It is also very important to ensure that any significant fracture is fully aligned before homeopathic support is given.

For more information contact Daniela Karsten, RS. Hom., Dip. Hom. ACH, Your Local Registered Homeopath 07715 538501 www.homeopathessex.com

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Books!

Books!

March 17

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Chilblains

Chilblains

January 17

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Eat your greens!

Eat your greens!

January 17

You are what you eat

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Book reviews at Christmas

Book reviews at Christmas

November 16

Play by the Rules – or Play with the Rules? by Jo Burch, Words in Walden Director

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Santa's Sweetie Science!

Santa's Sweetie Science!

November 16

Here is a selection box of sweetie-related experiments that could come straight from the elves workshop!

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What does Home Education look like?

What does Home Education look like?

November 16

If you are considering home education, you might be wondering what exactly it entails. What do home educating families do all day?

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About Grammar Schools

About Grammar Schools

November 16

Education and the Law from Polly Mead at Tees Law

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Digital Learning - G.A.F.E

Digital Learning - G.A.F.E

November 16

Google Apps For Education

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