You never think the day will come when you’ll be leaving your child home alone From the very moment your baby is born, they are either snuggled in your arms, attached to your boob, wriggling on your hip or wedged in your bed! They are very rarely out of your sight and leaving your child home alone never enters your mind. As they get a bit older you go so far as to trap them on the same floor as you – with stairgates, and if you are anything like me, only realise that they don’t actually need them...Read More
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What do you do when your child brings home their boyfriend or girlfriend? Watching your child grow up, change and become more independent is weird. It is wonderful too, but it is weird. You have complete control over them for years and they love it. Then that all changes and you have to take a back seat and parent them from a distance. Teenage sexual relationships One of the weirdest parts for me was how to deal with the boyfriend/girlfriend situation and the subject of teenage sexual relationships. We didn’t give it much thought before it happened and although I...Read More
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week – #itsnotok “1 in 20 children and young people in the UK have been sexually abused” (Safeline.org.uk) Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week falls on 5th – 11th February 2018. The intention behind this campaign is to raise awareness of this often secret subject that can be difficult for victims to talk about and in turn to receive the support that they deserve and need. Why this awareness week matters THE BLOG By Emily Jacob Talk To The Teens In Your LIfe As a Relationship and Sexuality course facilitator in a...Read More
“Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.” W. Somerset Maugham What do you buy for Anti-Valentine’s Day? Young, gooey, heartfelt love is wonderful…if you are lucky enough to receive it. If not then Valentines Day is a bit of a bore, so why not turn it into a fun night! We have been looking for anti-Valentines gifts to help you and other singleton’s in your life, have a laugh on the most romantic night of the year! 1. Alcoholic Lollipop A delicious giant ‘Valentine’s Day Sucks’ lollipop made with real alcohol....Read More
National Pizza Day – What do you buy a Pizza Lover? As if we needed an excuse to eat pizza, the 9th of February is National Pizza Day! In that case, make mine a Joey Tribbiani ‘Special’! The simple fact that there is no need for cutlery and that it can be eaten straight from the box makes pizza a popular choice with teenagers! We have therefore come up with some great ‘pizza’ inspired gift ideas for any important young person in your life. 1. Socks in a Pizza Box This pizza box contains 4 pairs of cotton socks...Read More
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