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30/04/2019

£15,000 raised by two marathon runners – supporting us for different reasons

Published by Caroline, 30 Apr 2019

Running a marathon is no walk in the park but two of our supporters picked up the gauntlet to put one foot in front of the other and get round the 26 mile route! Rosie Moss completed the Manchester Marathon and Emma Tucker was one of the thousands taking part in the London Marathon- both […]

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17/04/2019

Marathon runner Emma – who wishes she’d had our bereavement support 40 years ago

Published by Caroline, 17 Apr 2019

There are just a few weeks, several runs and a handful of pep talks standing in-between Emma Tucker and her London Marathon. It’ll be her first and she’s taking it on to raise £2,000 for us, because she wishes we’d been around to help her 40 years ago. On the 7th of February 1979, Emma […]

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17/04/2019

Feeling faces – a great activity for children

Published by Caroline, 17 Apr 2019

Feeling faces video – watch it here. Sometimes, children just can’t find the words to describe their emotions – so being creative is a great way to open up communication, spend time together and find out what you might need to know to help your child. You just need a packet of chocolate biscuits, icing […]

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20/03/2019

Mother’s Day – what to do if a child you know is without their mum this year

Published by Caroline, 20 Mar 2019

March 31st is Mother’s Day and for weeks, the cards have been in the shops, emails have been coming through about lunches, afternoon teas and how to treat your mum. For children whose mum has died, it can be a really hard day to face, both for them and their family. Here is some advice […]

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