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Halloween Crafting Activity Session 2020 - Affinity Family Members!
Halloween Crafting Activity Session 2020 - Affinity Family Members!
15 Oct 2020

The wonderfully crafty Bethan is holding another virtual craft event for our Affinity Family members on Monday 26th from 1-3pm.   For this Halloween, we are going to make decorations for our home...

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World Mental Health Day 2020
World Mental Health Day 2020
10 Oct 2020

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day of advocacy, education and awareness. Mental health has a significant impact on the day to day lives of children and adults; and the impact of Covid19 and the...

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020
07 Oct 2020

October marks the month that the UK celebrates Black History (it is celebrated in the US in February). This year comes with the recent, cross Atlantic Black Lives Matter movement and Black Lives...

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A very warm welcome to Lincolnshire from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
A very warm welcome to Lincolnshire from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
30 Sep 2020

12 years ago, my family and I made the move from Essex to Lincolnshire and have not regretted a single moment. Well except for the traffic, and I thought Essex was bad! It is not the volume of...

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Back to school; how to reduce and stop the impact of bullying
Back to school; how to reduce and stop the impact of bullying
16 Sep 2020

Returning to school after so long away has probably been a bitter sweet experience for many. The happiness of feeling levels of independence away from the confines of home, combined with worries...

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How to have a successful teenager placement
How to have a successful teenager placement
16 Sep 2020

Perhaps a teenager is not your immediate choice; you are perhaps worried that they will be a challenge and believe it would be easier to have a younger child in your care. However, often teenagers...

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Your background doesn’t have to define your success
Your background doesn’t have to define your success
26 Aug 2020

This blog is currently being written on an Apple MacBook. It’s also being written on the day that it has been announced that Apple is now worth just short of $2trillion. That’s not a huge...

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How will becoming a foster carer affect my family?
How will becoming a foster carer affect my family?
10 Aug 2020

Making the decision to foster brings with it many important questions and decisions. “Will we be good foster carers? Will we get on with the young person entrusted in our care? How will we be...

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How to enjoy the summer holidays now lockdown has been eased
How to enjoy the summer holidays now lockdown has been eased
05 Aug 2020

After months of lockdown, measures have finally been eased just in time for the summer holidays. We think we can safely say that anyone who has spent their time at home trying to keep children and...

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Turn your spare room into their room!
Turn your spare room into their room!
15 Jul 2020

Come on, be honest, what's in your spare room? For some, it may be a haven for visitors, immaculately decorated in neutral tones, but for most of us, it's the dumping ground. Pictures we don't...

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