Helping Young Children to Cope with Change

As parents and carers we want to protect, yet it is easy to think our youngest children are unaware or unaffected by events such as the Coronavirus outbreak. However, with mass news coverage, adults' conversations and anxieties, and changes to every-day routines it is impossible to shield young children completely despite our best efforts. These si...
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Urgent Appeal

With all events being closed down and people gathering restricted, Mosaic is currently unable to move forward with any of the fundraising events which were planned for the next few months, by themselves and others. This naturally means there will be a significant drop in income. At a time when we are most likely to be needed as a service, this is o...
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How to support children and young people through Coronavirus and lockdown

We all know that change and panic can make children more anxious than they would normally be and at this uniquely difficult time for the whole country it can be easy to forget the impact that this maybe having on our children and young people. Add to this the decision to close schools, nurseries and childminders, the cancellation of exams and the u...
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Mosaic Matters Printed Newsletter - Issue 39

Our latest Mosaic Newsletter is here and winging its way around Dorset, look out for all our latest news!  Click the below icon on the right to open in a new tab   Download PDF File Here
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Give it up and Give

Lent is nearly upon us once again this year, and many people will feel the need to challenge themselves over this period, for various reasons. The idea of giving up our favourite treats for a whole 40 days can seem quite daunting, so how about looking at it a different way and giving instead, or as well as, giving up? £1 a day seems not a lot doesn...
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Mosaic Patron Sir Al - Paper published in British Medical Bulletin - Think adult—think child! Why should staff caring for dying adults ask what the death means for children in the family?

Sir Al Aynsley-Green is our Mosaic Patron, he trained as a children's physician, was James Spence Professor of Child Health in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, then Nuffield Professor of Child Health and Director of Clinical Research at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children; he was then first National Clinical Director for Children i...
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Mosaic Matters Newsletter - Summer 2018

​The sun is shining and it's time for the Summer 2018 Mosaic Matters Newsletter   Download PDF File Here
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REMEMBERING DAD THIS FATHER’S DAY - June 2018

At a time when children and families are preparing to celebrate with their Dads this Sunday – for those children who have experienced the death of a father this day takes on an entirely different meaning. Father's Day can be an incredibly difficult time for bereaved children but it also can be a day when they can 'celebrate' the relationship they h...
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Volunteer Week 2018 1st-7th June

Volunteer Week is here and we'd like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has supported Mosaic past, present and future! Here is a quote from one of our Volunteers about why they came to help Mosaic.  Please keep an eye on our social media pages this week to see more thank yous to everyone involved!  Why I became a volunteer for Mosaic I was ...
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Summer 2018 Events to Support Mosaic

Summer 2018 is in full swing now with a host of fetes and festivals to visit over the coming weekends.  If you would like to have a great day out and support Mosaic, please do pop along to one of these events: Saturday 9th June - Minster Green Fair, Wimborne - Mosaic will have a stall Sunday 1st July - Gold Hill Festival, Shaftesbury - Mosaic ...
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Mosaic Matters Newsletter - Spring 2018

Our Mosaic Matters Spring 2018 newsletter is full of interesting insights into life with Mosaic, from our residential weekend and social events with our families to our fundraising activities.    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Matters - Newsletter Winter 2017-2018

We don't usually produce a Winter newsletter - but this year, as we had so much fantastic support and events over the festive season we have produced another full edition of Mosaic Matters with lots of thank yous and news of our events over the past few months. We hope you enjoy reading through our Winter news!      Download PDF File...
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Christmas Events 2017

Christmas 2017 was a busy time for Mosaic with our family christmas party, our first carol concert with local male voice choir Bourne2Sing, and lots of gifts kindly donated by Wave 105 and Sunninghill School in Dorchester which needed to be given to our Mosaic families in all corners of the county. Thank you to all of our volunteers who helped...
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Mosaic Residential Weekend - November 2017

Our latest residential weekend was in November down at Leeson House with 15 children staying over to experience two jam-packed days of making friends, doing activities and remembering loved ones. It was a beautiful weekend with our great volunteers and families. Thank you to everyone who came along.   
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