Kids · Parenting

What Is The Purpose Of School Uniform?

There are lots of reasons why students are obliged to wear uniform, in addition to creating an element of identity for the school. They show that the students are part of a greater whole, giving them a sense of belonging and pride. Most schools in the UK require their students to wear a uniform, including… Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of School Uniform?

Books · Kids

Cover Reveal: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

Here in the Fraser household we are huge fans of Sue Wickstead's children's books and I'm thrilled to be taking part in the cover reveal for her brand new book Sparky The Dragon Bus today. Read on to find out all about this new book, take a glimpse of the wonderful cover plus how to… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

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Blog Tour: A Spooky Tale By Sue Wickstead

My son and I are massive fans of Sue Wickstead's books and when the opportunity arose to read and review her children's book A Spooky Tale I readily agreed, especially with Autumn being the season I associate with spooky goings on! Many thanks to Sue and Rachel for allowing me to take part in another… Continue reading Blog Tour: A Spooky Tale By Sue Wickstead

Kids · Parenting

Kids Half Term Halloween Crafts

It's half term and the struggle is on to find ways to entertain the kids without spending a fortune; well what better way to keep them busy than getting crafty! With Halloween just around the corner providing the perfect inspiration I thought I'd share some simple fun ideas that don't require you to break the… Continue reading Kids Half Term Halloween Crafts

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Kids · Lifestyle · Parenting

10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

The seasons have definitely changed with a distinct chill in the air and all the Autumn feels. Despite Winter being my favourite season Autumn comes a very close second, with so much to do and enjoy as we wave goodbye to the warmer weather and pack those t-shirts and shorts away until next year. In… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

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5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

To really enhance your child’s desire and ability to learn, intellectual, social and academic growth needs to extend outside of the walls of your child’s classroom.   A Prep School graded excellent in all areas, on the outskirts of Abingdon, offers the following advice… Develop a love of reading within the homeChildren, who develop a… Continue reading 5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

Kids · Parenting

Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

As parents it can feel daunting to know how best to work and support your child to help keep them safe online.  A leading, Independent Preparatory School, in Kingston Upon Thames, gives the following advice when exploring safe use of technology with your child… The most effective way to get involved with your children and… Continue reading Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

Kids · Parenting

Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science

Many parents, understandably, especially those who didn't pursue careers in science, may be apprehensive about helping their child with science. An Independent Prep School, that offers first class academic results, offers the following advice… You can future proof your child’s job of the future by fostering and nurturing a love of science, as careers with… Continue reading Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science

Entertainment · Kids · Parenting

Modern Day Fairy Tale’s With Plusnet

We are all familiar with the classic, traditional fairy tales that have been passed from parent to child for centuries and it's certainly something I hold fond memories of sharing with my own Mum as a child. Being avid readers it's not a surprise that a large book of Fairy Tales was one of the… Continue reading Modern Day Fairy Tale’s With Plusnet

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Blog Tour: Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus By Sue Wickstead

Having taken part in previous promotional Blog Tour's for three of Sue Wickstead's children's books I was thrilled to be invited to share another one with my little man and offer our thoughts. This time we are reviewing Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus, another in Sue's fabulous series featuring re purposed buses. Plus be… Continue reading Blog Tour: Daisy Daydream The Nursery Rhyme Bus By Sue Wickstead