Parenting

10 Top Tips For Leaving Your Teen Home Alone

AD |Leaving a child ‘home alone’ for the first time can make any parent feel anxious. However, with some careful planning and important rules set in place, both parent and teenager can feel more prepared and confident about this new milestone.  Here are 10 top tips from St Christopher School for leaving your child home… Continue reading 10 Top Tips For Leaving Your Teen Home Alone

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How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

AD | The fear of not knowing anyone when they first start school or making new friends can be an emotional experience for both children and their parents.  Here are a few tips from Wetherby-Pembridge School on how you can help your child to successfully develop their social skills and form happy friendships… Talking to… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

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How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

AD | By taking an interest in school and class work, parents can help their children to make the most of their education and enhance their abilities. It is important to show that you care about your child’s school life and encourage a love of learning at home. The more supported a child feels at… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

Books

Guest Post- Exploring Wonderland: Why is Reading in Childhood Important?

Lewis Carroll is a household name, famous for his children’s novels. Most famously, Alice in Wonderland is a hallmark of many people’s childhood, a nostalgic momentum to our pasts. You can name him to almost anyone and most people will recognise him. If you read as a child, it’s likely you still read now, as an… Continue reading Guest Post- Exploring Wonderland: Why is Reading in Childhood Important?

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Parenting: 3 Signs Your Child Is Attending A Good School

AD | Picking a school for your child is a big deal and many parents worry about whether or not they have made the right decision. While we all want the best for our kids, especially when it comes to their education, it’s not always clear as to whether or not they are actually at… Continue reading Parenting: 3 Signs Your Child Is Attending A Good School

Kids · Parenting

Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

AD | Many of our lives revolve around technology. From games and entertainment, to communicating with friends, smart devices and computers have become second nature to the younger generation. This advance in technology has had an impact on today’s education and teaching methods. Teachers can now enhance learning by incorporating these popular, everyday devices into… Continue reading Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

Kids · Parenting

How To Encourage Your Child To Learn Over The Summer

AD* | Did you know that studies have found that over the summer holidays, children can forget a surprising amount of what they learned during the school year? This is often referred to as ‘summer learning loss’.  Fortunately there is a way that parents can help to prevent this loss of learning and it is… Continue reading How To Encourage Your Child To Learn Over The Summer

Kids · Parenting

Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths

AD | Every child has different individual strengths. These may include personal, social, creative, language or logic strengths.  By identifying and understanding your child’s strengths you can help to encourage their passions and unlock their full academic potential. To help you explore your child’s strengths, Hampstead Hill School in London have kindly put together the… Continue reading Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths