Kids · Parenting

Education: Drama- More Than Just A Performance

AD | The importance of drama and how it influences the whole curriculum is widely recognised. At many schools, children enjoy a weekly drama lesson. This allows children to see drama as an educational process and an opportunity to develop and build upon new skills rather than just rehearsing a script and ‘doing a play’.… Continue reading Education: Drama- More Than Just A Performance

Lifestyle · Kids

Hackathon: Helping Create A Brighter Future

*Items in this post have been gifted to us, however all thoughts and opinions expressed are our own*I'm not sure if it's my age and the fact that I'm not 'down with the kids' , but I hadn't heard of the term Hackathon before I received an email from Plusnet challenging us to take part.… Continue reading Hackathon: Helping Create A Brighter Future

Books · Kids

Blog Tour: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

**We were gifted a copy of this book in return for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are our own** It's safe to say here in the Fraser household we are huge fans of Sue Wickstead's Children's books and those featuring her cast of buses with 'character' are some of our most read. Today… Continue reading Blog Tour: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Locks In Goodness: Natural Hair Care for Kids

As an avid writer I love nothing more than a good play on words and new kids hair care brand Locks In Goodness  scores a solid 10/10 from me for their creative name! This recently launched company have created two specially formulated products that offer a truly natural and safe alternative to other hair care… Continue reading Locks In Goodness: Natural Hair Care for Kids

Kids · Parenting

Helping Your Child Balance their School & Home Life

Parents often underestimate how stressed children can become because adulthood often feels worse in comparison. However, children have to juggle their roles as a child, student, sibling, friend etc. and it can become quite overwhelming for them at times. With that in mind, parents should help their children balance their busy schedule and help them… Continue reading Helping Your Child Balance their School & Home Life

Kids · Parenting

The Benefits Of School Trips

School trips are a great way to enjoy a unique learning experience outside of the classroom. Schools organise trips to support all kinds of subjects, such as geography, history and science, as well as languages. Parsons Green Prep School believes that school trips are an important part of children’s education. They have helped to put… Continue reading The Benefits Of School Trips

Parenting

Parenting: Top Tips For A Smooth Sailing Morning Routine

Hitting the snooze button too many times, a mad hunt for missing school shoes, last minute lunch boxes - Does your school-morning routine go something like this? Trying to get your children to school on time can feel like a losing battle. However, by making a few simple changes to your current routine, you can… Continue reading Parenting: Top Tips For A Smooth Sailing Morning Routine

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

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