How can you encourage children to engage with food?

Shireen Jayyusi
28 June 2017

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While there has been a clear improvement in food quality in schools in recent years, most children still don’t know where their food comes from. Understanding the origins of food is one factor impacting the eating habits, attitudes to food and food behaviours of our children. 

Here are top tips for parents to encourage healthy eating in children.

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The inspiring mother whose stories help her autistic son

Tracey Handley
16 June 2017

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Sarah Phelps is a busy parent who did something special for her autistic son Thomas to help him understand the world - she made him the main character in a series of stories that has since become a book. 

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The moment it dawns that it's not just your child leaving primary school

Tara
06 June 2017

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As the relief of finding out that my son had got into his chosen school passed, I realised that not only would my only child be leaving his much loved primary school, but I would be leaving my role there too.

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Tips and tricks to encourage sun safety this summer

Clare O'Connor
31 May 2017

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After 20 years developing new products for sun protection and skin care, I've seen the importance of protecting our skin from the sun's rays. This is particularly true for children, whose skin is especially vulnerable to burning and damage.

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What makes me tic? Living with Tourette's syndrome

Steve Grimsey
25 May 2017

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When I was 15, I went to the doctor's to ask them about it, but twenty years ago it wasn't something they knew much about. As a result, they just left me to it. Thankfully, such an experience would be rare today, and doctors can help someone understand more about what TS is and how they can live with it.

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