Categories Archives: Guest Authors

5 Ways to Reset Your Child’s Relationship With Screens

Posted by iChild, June 27, 2022 2:29 PM
Article Excerpt Image Muddy Puddles is better known for creating outdoor clothes for children. But they take an interest in all things kids. They have conducted wide-ranging research to advise on managing children's relationship with screens.

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Five things parents need to know when the clocks change

Posted by iChild, March 23, 2022 12:02 PM
Article Excerpt Image Katherine Hall is a sleep psychologist with 13 years' clinical experience. She has teamed up with Happy Beds to help parents manage their children's sleep when the clocks change. They've kindly shared their article and advice with us.

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Talking to our children about War

Posted by iChild, March 03, 2022 8:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care, and education. He shares his advice on talking to our children about war, particularly following the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine.

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Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 8th February 2022)

Posted by iChild, January 26, 2022 12:11 PM
Article Excerpt Image The UK Safer Internet Centre runs Safer Internet Day. Schools and organisations can join this event which is on Tuesday 8th February 2022. They have kindly allowed iChild to feature extracts of their articles on our blog. It's a great event, and very important.

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Men’s Emotional Mental Health & Miscarriage

Posted by iChild, January 12, 2022 10:27 AM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care, and education. Here he writes about the effects upon men during the tragedy of a miscarriage. His article offers advice and support.

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Existential Threats & Children: How to Help Children Deal with Climate Fears

Posted by iChild, December 02, 2021 9:59 AM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist and International Speaker with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care and education. He shares his article on helping children with their very legitimate fears on Climate Change.

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To trick or to treat?

Posted by iChild, October 26, 2021 7:37 PM
Article Excerpt Image Leading paediatric dietitian, Sarah Almond Bushell, offers her advice on getting goodness into our little ones this autumn.

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COVID-19 and Teen Mental Health

Posted by iChild, September 02, 2021 6:46 PM
Article Excerpt Image A little older than many of our iChild children - but they'll get there all too soon! Our friends at MyTutor share their article giving advice on how to support our children through those sometimes stressful teenage years.

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Eating Disorders in Children & Young People:

Posted by iChild, August 11, 2021 9:44 AM
Article Excerpt Image Eating disorders in children and young people have risen throughout the pandemic. Psychotherapist Noel McDermott is helping children, families, and communities to spot the signs and to get professional help as soon as possible. Here he shares his article.

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Putting wellbeing at the heart of all we do

Posted by iChild, July 14, 2021 10:45 AM
Article Excerpt Image Caroline Wright, Director of Early Childhood for Bright Horizons, talks about the development of Bright Horizons' exciting and innovative new child-centred curriculum, launching at the beginning of August.

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