Categories Archives: Guest Authors

How to create a baby keepsake box

Posted by iChild, April 24, 2019 5:24 PM
Article Excerpt Image Having a new baby is a sentimental time for any parent and, as your baby gets older, you want your memories to last a lifetime. Here, Kirsty Prankerd, Managing Director at sentimental keepsake company Write From The Heart, gives us her quick guide to putting together a keepsake box.

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A RED LETTER DAY

Posted by iChild, March 13, 2019 12:36 PM
Article Excerpt Image We are proud to support Comic Relief's Red Nose Day, and grateful to the Comic Relief Fundraising Lead for writing this great article for our iChild blog.

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MIFFY: The sweet little bunny hops onto the iChild website

Posted by iChild, March 06, 2019 2:44 PM
Article Excerpt Image iChild is delighted that Miffy has hopped onto our website. Miffy's resources are perfect for nurseries to use in their baby, toddler and preschool rooms, childminders will also find them useful – and we know parents will love them! This blog offers an insight to Miffy's history.

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Advice to help your child deal with a separation

Posted by iChild, February 27, 2019 11:50 AM
Article Excerpt Image Our guest blogger, Henry Brookman, is a divorce lawyer and senior partner at Brookman. This article shares advice on caring for our children during the often painful and difficult times of separation.

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Giving parents parents the resources they need to teach their families about online safety

Posted by iChild, February 13, 2019 11:05 AM
Article Excerpt Image Teaching our children about online safety is a key issue in all our minds. We're very pleased to share this article by Claire Lilley, Google's child safety public policy manager, with some sound tips and advice to support and protect our children in this fast-changing digital world.

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Just Enough Children's Award 2019

Posted by iChild, February 06, 2019 10:14 AM
Article Excerpt Image Just Enough are running a competition to reward children who have done something outstanding in their community. Just Enough teach on subjects such as Modern Day Slavery, Anti-Radicalisation, Hate Crime, Knife Crime, plus many more. They're aware that the next generation will inherit this planet and they want to help ensure they grow up in a safer and more inclusive world!

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Giving children in care a voice - Voices 2019 creative writing competition

Posted by iChild, January 30, 2019 5:11 PM
Article Excerpt Image Voices 2019 is a creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers. Coram Voice tell us more and share some moving, but inspiring - stories. They're open for entries until midnight on 10 February 2019.

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Being a stepparent

Posted by iChild, January 23, 2019 11:57 AM
Article Excerpt Image Blogger, "The Next Best Thing to Mummy" is a mum, stepmum and grandparent, who worked as a childminder for 14 years, until ill health forced her to give up. She has been employed as a preschool development worker and by the children’s centre as a support childminder. Here she shares her personal experience of being a stepparent.

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Oddobds: The series which turns 'different' into 'positive'

Posted by iChild, December 12, 2018 5:21 PM
Article Excerpt Image Thrilled to be partnering with Oddobds, the series which turns 'different' into 'positive'. What's more, we have some wonderful Oddbods prizes for some lucky members to win! Enjoy our blog, find out more about these loveable characters - and find out how to enter our Oddbods free prize draw!

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Being a School Governor

Posted by iChild, October 17, 2018 8:45 AM
Article Excerpt Image Could you volunteer to support and challenge a local school? Judith Hicks, Head of Inspiring Governance, shares her insight into the role of school governor. If you want to make a positive difference to children - this inspiring article demystifies what is involved in such an important role.

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