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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

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

Parenting

Helping Your Child Prepare For The School Bus

When it comes to your child’s first ride on the school bus, they may feel a little apprehensive – and so might you! By talking to your child about what to expect and getting them familiar with their new routine, you can help to make their journey more fun and exciting. If your child will… Continue reading Helping Your Child Prepare For The School Bus

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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Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

Children countrywide are heading back to school this week after 6 weeks of fun, with only the prospect of the colder, darker days and plenty of school work on the horizon. However, education needn't be a chore and certainly not something that should be confined to the classroom as there are plenty of learning opportunities… Continue reading Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

Kids · Parenting

Blanket Fort Building With Time4Sleep

Regardless of your age there's nothing better than creating a special cosy space in which  to hide away from the world for a while, Be it a den built from sofa cushions, a fort built using foraged branches or a ready made pop up tent, creating a fort and personalising the space is an activity… Continue reading Blanket Fort Building With Time4Sleep

Parenting

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