Parenting

Tips to Spend More Time Together Outside and Enjoy the Wellbeing Benefits

Tips to Spend More Time Together Outside and Enjoy the Wellbeing Benefits

from Dr Sam Wass, Family Psychologist for Yakult With lockdown restrictions easing, exploring the outdoors with family and friends and reaping the mental and physical benefits will be on the agenda for many this spring and summer. Spending time outdoors as a family has many benefits – from reducing stress, anxiety and depression[1], to improving… Read More…

Summer of opportunity for Somerset’s Year 11s

Summer of opportunity for Somerset’s Year 11s

Somerset students heading from Year 11 into Year 12 will have access to a wide range of free exciting educational opportunities this summer. From today (Monday, May 24), Year 11s can register to participate in activities which will help them meet new people, enjoy fun activities, access lots of free information and resources and get… Read More…

New rapid test and collect sites in Keynsham and Midsomer Norton

New rapid test and collect sites in Keynsham and Midsomer Norton

Two new test and collect hubs are opening in Keynsham and Midsomer Norton next week to help people living and working in the area to get tested regularly. The new Keynsham ‘test and collect’ hub in Ashton Way car park will replace the current test site at the Masonic Hall. And Midsomer Norton’s new test… Read More…

Celebrating your first Mother’s Day

Celebrating your first Mother’s Day

For those of us that are first time mums, there are some very special firsts. Baby’s first smile, their first steps, their first tooth… But there is another first: Mother’s Day. It’ll be the first time that you have a whole day centred around you and so, whether you acknowledged the day before or not,… Read More…

Do you have Disney+? Well Stewie Griffin has a message for you…

Do you have Disney+? Well Stewie Griffin has a message for you…

For those of you who have Disney+, you might be interested to know that they have enlisted the help of fan favourite, Stewie Griffin, of Family Guy fame, to help you get your head. Around the streaming service’s new parental controls. The team at Disney+ want to make sure that the content remains suitable for… Read More…

10 top things to occupy the kids this lockdown half-term

10 top things to occupy the kids this lockdown half-term

It can be challenging to keep children entertained during half term at the best of times, let alone during a lockdown. With isolation, the cold weather, and many children not able to go out on day trips, see grandparents or visit friends – this will not be a normal half term. Somerset County Council has… Read More…

Local contact tracing to begin in Bath and North East Somerset

Local contact tracing to begin in Bath and North East Somerset

The continued effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 will see the launch of local contact tracing by Bath & North East Somerset Council public protection officers from today (January 19). The council is launching the service to support and complement the national NHS Test & Trace system and to ensure that people who have… Read More…

Research reveals the most popular songs to give birth to

Research reveals the most popular songs to give birth to

New Spotify research undertaken by parenting expert and nursery retailer, Kiddies Kingdom, has studied a multitude of songs across a range of birthing playlists including those titled “Pregnant and Feeling Good”, “Birth and Labour” and “Labour and Delivery” to reveal the top 10 songs people listen to when faced with hours of tears, screams and contractions.… Read More…

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