Month: March 2015

Shared Parental Leave: Better Rights for Dads

From April 2015, working couples will be able to share up to 50 weeks of parental leave after having a baby.

The new regulations will give families more choice about how they spend the first year of their child’s life. And choice is the key word here.

It’s about not forcing families to follow a particular model and giving parents the opportunity to find a way of life that works for them. Not all families are the same, so a one-size-fits-all policy doesn’t work. (more…)

How to Make an Easter Bunny Bonnet

It’s the last week of school before the Easter holidays, so that can only mean one thing – it’s bonnet making time. This year I thought we would try something a little different so this afternoon I helped Izzy turn her 99p hat into a cute Easter bunny. A princess Easter bunny, to be exact, as she decided that it had to be wearing a crown.

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