Categories Archives: Healthy Living

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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My favourite pets for children

Posted by iChild, July 29, 2021 10:44 AM
Article Excerpt Image Lockdown has seen a rise in demand for pets. Our top blogger, The Next Best Thing to Mummy, shares her views and advice on the most common family pets, and their pros and cons. A pet is not just for Christmas - and not just for lockdown! They are for their lifetimes, and can really enhance your child's life.

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Step out for Mental Health

Posted by iChild, April 28, 2021 10:12 AM
Article Excerpt Image Place2Be is the UK’s leading school-based mental health charity with over 25 years’ experience working with pupils, families and staff in schools. We’re delighted to spread the word on “Stepping out for Mental Health”. Find out more – get fit, and help support this great cause!

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Animal Fu - Encouraging children to interact, move and exercise

Posted by iChild, March 10, 2021 11:22 AM
Article Excerpt Image Linda Hall (Miss Fu)’s love of fitness and dance began in childhood. As an adult, she studied at Martial Arts Academy, learning Wing Chun. Later she trained in Hong Kong and Zhaoqing city in China. Linda shares her story of how she created Animal Fu, and why she is so passionate about it.

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Guide to screen addictions and responsible digital use

Posted by iChild, February 10, 2021 12:34 PM
Article Excerpt Image Have you or your children been spending more time on your phone or laptop? This article gives advice on managing our own and, more importantly, our children's screen time. It was written by Compare the Market and they have shared it for our iChild members.

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How to keep children active during lockdown

Posted by iChild, January 20, 2021 9:34 AM
Article Excerpt Image Performance Physique founder, Arj Thiruchelvam, coaches people from novices to Team GB Olympians. He shares his article on helping us boost exercise opportunities for children during the pandemic.

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Tips to handle bullying

Posted by iChild, November 18, 2020 11:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image We've recently celebrated anti-bullying week. Former childminder and childcare advisor, and now top blogger, The Next Best Thing to Mummy, shares her advice to help parents support their children through this difficult situation.

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