Posts Tagged Disadvantage

Get on the train to Brussels and make new friends.

Reading documents from the European Commission require some preparation: firstly a cup of tea and a packet of Fig Rolls; secondly some good music (in this case my favourite Sharon Shannon); and finally a comfortable cushion. As those of you who read this blog (thank you all very much, by the way), I am quite […]

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The Power of Good Old Fashioned Care: Love, Chat and Adele

A few weeks ago Wave Trust in partnership with the DfE published its report Conception to Age 2 – The Age of Opportunity. I was part of the Special Interest Group that helped shape the report, along with an eclectic group of colleagues representing a variety of areas affecting babies – such as mental health, training, […]

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Read your two year-old a bedtime story, and start to slowly peel off the label of disadvantage before it sticks

This week has just disappeared, and that is partly because I had meetings every evening.  I was flagging by Thursday and was keen to just go home, put my slippers on and watch The Only Way is Marbs.  Instead I went to the launch dinner of Social Business International, and talked about social finance, loans, […]

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