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Your back to school questions answered

Although the return to school is often keenly anticipated by parents exhausted by entertaining children and negotiating with teenagers, it’s also a…

Back to school anxiety – what to look for and how to help

Returning to school after the holidays is an exciting time for many, but it can also generate a lot of…

Family Action LIVE: Back to school, food and families

Recently we welcomed Gill Kelsall, Food and Nutrition Officer across many of our food services, for an Instagram Live discussion…

A guide for the anxious parents of children starting school for the first time 

You’ve got to feel for those youngsters moving on from pre-schools, nurseries and homes in September and into school. Not only have they had…

Jay’s story: How my family began thriving after lockdown

Our Creating Happy Memories campaign is all about highlighting the resilience and support our families provide for all of us,…

Creating Happy Memories this summer

With summer on our doorstep, at Family Action we’re committed to helping families move on from a difficult year and…

Wise words: top books for children

Those of you who have seen Family Action’s Creating Happy Memories summer pack will have enjoyed reading tips from top…

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month: Top Tips

It’s Maternal Mental Health Month which aims to raise awareness of the challenges that can arise for parents in the…

A story about pre and post pregnancy, resilience, and a very special space online

As restrictions loosen and our lives once again return to something approaching normality it’s easy to look back over the…