Parenting

Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

AD | Starting secondary school means many new changes for your child. They will need to learn their way around a new school, meet new teachers and make new friends. They will also need to adjust to a new timetable and learn how to be more independent. All of these changes can make some children… Continue reading Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

Parenting

Parenting: Helping Students Dealing With Results Day Nerves

AD |With results day just over a month away, apprehension is not an unusual emotion for students. Waiting to find out their grades is certainly stressful, which is why a private senior school in Surrey have put together the following advice to help students deal with their nerves so that they don’t manifest into something… Continue reading Parenting: Helping Students Dealing With Results Day Nerves

Parenting

A Parent’s Guide To Applying To Schools

AD | For most parents, applying to schools is a daunting task and requires some careful research. There are a number of factors to consider when choosing the right school for your child, such as how they have been reviewed by Ofsted and the number of children per classroom. To help you through the challenge… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide To Applying To Schools

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

Books

Blog Tour: Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ****! By Gill Sims

Being a parent I always love to pick up books that poke fun at the highs and lows that are part and parcel of the 'job', and Gill Sims' books have certainly provided me with a copious amount of hilarity to date. Having already discovered Why Mummy Drinks and Swears I've been eagerly anticipating the… Continue reading Blog Tour: Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ****! By Gill Sims

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

Kids · Parenting

4 Benefits Of Outdoor Learning For Kids

AD | It’s important for children, particularly when they’re young, to learn in different ways and explore a multitude of environments. This means that they should get out of the classroom from time to time and discover the great outdoors. Many children don’t have access to safe outdoor environments where they can play freely, which… Continue reading 4 Benefits Of Outdoor Learning For Kids

Entertainment · Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Review: Toddler Fun Learning App

It’s that time of year again when travel is a hot topic, often striking fear into the hearts of those of us with young children at the mere thought of braving a journey more than ten minutes long! It can be hard to keep children amused during a long trip and there is definitely a… Continue reading Review: Toddler Fun Learning App

Kids · Parenting

3 Tips To Help Your Teen Prepare for Exams

AD | During exams, teenagers can often feel overwhelmed and struggle to cope with the mounting pressure to perform well. This can be a hard time for teenagers, and as parents, we want to do all that we can to help alleviate this pressure. One of the best methods for relieving the stress of exams… Continue reading 3 Tips To Help Your Teen Prepare for Exams