Parenting

Top Tips To Help Your Teen Do Well At School

AD | Parents play a huge role in the educational success of their teenage children. A little support and guidance goes a long way and even though teenagers are seeking their own independence, parental involvement is vital. Here are some  top tips from a private senior school in Hertfordshire for parents who want to help… Continue reading Top Tips To Help Your Teen Do Well At School

Kids · Reviews

Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables

Imaginative play is so important for development at any age, but for those in EYFS and Key Stage 1 it forms a significant part of their learning alongside more academic topics. Leo is nearing the end of his Reception Year at school and during his time there his imagination and creativity have come on in leaps and bounds. He really… Continue reading Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables

Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Review: Read With Phonics Kids App

Parents of school age children will without a doubt be familiar with phonics that are used to help teach those all important sounds needed to aid reading, writing and spelling. I'll happily admit when my older girls started learning the phonics sounds way back in nursery I was pretty clueless as I don't remember being… Continue reading Review: Read With Phonics Kids App

Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Healthy Lunchbox Snacks With Chewymoon

Its nearly September and that can only mean one thing, BACK TO SCHOOL! Uniforms are bought and labelled, bags have been filled with new stationery and shoes are polished, but aren’t you forgetting something? Packed lunch boxes of course! Parents of children who take a lunch to school will understand the struggle to continually find… Continue reading Healthy Lunchbox Snacks With Chewymoon

Kids · Parenting

How To Prepare Your Child For School

Starting school can be a nerve-wracking time for children and parents alike and I have spoken before about how I am feeling about our little man starting this September. However, I have managed to put my own feelings aside, instead focusing on helping prepare him for his next step. There are a multitude of things… Continue reading How To Prepare Your Child For School

Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Review: Banish Boredom with Mrs Mactivity’s Learning Resources

Like most kids Leo loves colouring and writing and over the years we have purchased what feels like hundreds of books and pads to quench his thirst for creativity. Realising that we were spending a small fortune to keep him supplied we ventured online to find colouring sheets and learning resources to print off, figuring… Continue reading Review: Banish Boredom with Mrs Mactivity’s Learning Resources

Parenting · Personal

Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?

Last week I received confirmation. The words there in black and white telling me which school our little man has been allocated to attend in September. Even though I have known for the past (almost) five years that this day was on the horizon I genuinely can’t believe my baby boy will be starting school… Continue reading Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?