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Football sitting in a goal and 6 parenting help books.
August 2022
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Our school holiday survival guide

The summer holidays can be stressful. Making sure everyone is happy and entertained often whilst juggling other commitments is not easy, so from having a kick-about to parenting books for when it all gets a bit too much, we've compiled some of our best advice for getting you through. You can thank us later!

Good Enough Parenting by Timothy A. Cavell and Lauren B. Quetsch,

Waterstones, branches regionwide

The Simplest Baby Book by Stephen Gross

WHSmith, branches regionwide

There’s No Such Thing As ‘Naughty’ by Kate Silverton

The Works, North Shields

The Power of Showing Up by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Free-range Kids by Lenore Skenazy

Blackwells, Newcastle

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) by Philippa Perry

Waterstones, branches regionwide

Football sitting in a goal Dreamstime

It turns out going for a kick-about has more benefits than you might ever imagine. Sports activities not only keep your kids fit and healthy, they develop vital skills such as teamwork, leadership and even problem solving. These are skills that will benefit them in all areas of life, not to mention, it’s just a great way to have fun together!

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