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REVEALED: The 20 patronising phrases modern dads can't stand to hear

“You’ve got him well trained” and “you’re doing that wrong” are the two phrases most guaranteed to wind dad up, according to research.

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VIDEO: Mockingbird 'family hub' foster care scheme takes flight in Doncaster with USA backing

A Mockingbird Hub Home - a unique and innovative way of providing foster care - has taken flight in Doncaster with a special message of support from a founder of the first Mockingbird Society hub family in the USA.
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Rave on! Top Leeds DJ brings families together to throw some shapes

Bubble machines, glitter cannons and a giant parachute dance will make for an unique family fun event in the city next month.

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Sheffield mum of two backing charity appeal after having dream birth

A proud mum of two is backing a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal after having the birth she always wanted, following a difficult labour with her first child.

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Dr Angela Marsh and Dr Jessica Lane

Charity funded psychological support offered to parents of premature babies in Sheffield

Important psychological support for the parents of babies is being offered by one of the country’s leading neonatal units, thanks to Sheffield Hospitals Charity donations.

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Could you foster or adopt a child?

Are you lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and considering fostering or adoption?

During LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (5 to 11 March), North Lincolnshire Council is helping to raise awareness for the need for more foster carers and adoptive parents in North Lincolnshire.

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VIDEO: Day In The Life campaign to encourage more foster carers in Doncaster

A Day In The Life campaign to encourage more 'hidden hero' foster carers like Julie and Dave Bostock has been launched n Doncaster.

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A day in the life of a foster carer: the hidden heroes of the Doncaster community

This week will see the launch of a new campaign to celebrate the hidden heroes of the Doncaster community – local foster carers.

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Melinda Pagden who is offering staff massages for donations

Midwives’ massages to raise cash for Sheffield birthing pool appeal

Two midwives who have supported hundreds of women with their labour and births have been offering relaxing massages to staff in a bid to raise money for a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal.

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COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

Well this year started much like the last one; I went through every emotion on New Year’s Eve - happy tears fell as I reflected on the lovely things that had happened in 2017, then I sobbed about some not so happy moments.

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Dubbed 'modern virtue names', monikers rising in popularity include Felicity, meaning good fortune and happiness, and Verity which stands for truth and honesty.

Parents turn to baby names like Faith and Hope to get them through uncertain times

Parents are turning to virtuous baby names such as Faith and Hope to boost their moods during turbulent and uncertain times, a study has found.

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Youth and children’s work in the Diocese of Sheffield to receive £1.8 million cash boost

The Diocese of Sheffield has been awarded £1.8 million to support the transformation of children’s, youth and families work.

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Amy Paul from customer service with student Zac Feve at the college event

College hosts event with a festive twist for future professionals to attend

North Lindsey College held its second annual open event in December with a festive twist for future professionals to attend.

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Craft group’s ‘bonding hearts’ helping to support mums and babies at Sheffield care unit

Hundreds of fabric hearts which help build bonds between new mums and their premature babies have been generously donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity by a kind-hearted city craft group.

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Work going swingingly well on region’s first Go Ape

The region’s first Go Ape at Normanby Hall Country Park is on track to open in time for the Easter holidays in 2018.

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REVIEW: Treetop Nets - giant trampolining fun 12 metres above the ground!

REVIEW: Treetop Nets - giant trampolining fun 12 metres above the ground!

It’s a beautiful sunny autumn afternoon. The air is crisp and cool, the woodland surroundings are stunning. And at 45 years old what am I doing?

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Outstanding adoption service is looking for adoptive parents – is that you?

The search is on to find adoptive parents, by North Lincolnshire Council’s adoption team.

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COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.

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Are you a money hoarder?

VIDEO: Brits on average hide £11,000 from loved ones

Almost half of Brits admit to hiding money that their loved ones know nothing about – with the average being more than £11,000, new research has found.

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