How to Raise a Confident Child

A confident child is one who is comfortable in social situations, capable of handling setbacks and motivated to take risks. Ultimately, confidence determines whether a child is successful in school…

The Benefits of Sports in Schools

Most children, especially primary school aged, have at least one hour of PE per week to help them with a variety of key skills. Even if your child isn’t the…

Top Tips for Helping Your Child Learn a New Language

Learning a second language opens up many opportunities for young people, both personal and professional. It may broaden their job prospects as they get older and widen their social sphere;…

Exploring Internet Safety with Your Child

There are lots of benefits to the Internet. It provides us with learning opportunities, the ability to shop online, play games and talk to our loved ones, even if they…

How to: Easy Christmas Decorations from Toilet Roll Tubes

I am always looking for after school and weekend activities to keep the kids busy and off their screens for a while longer. Crafting is something both my children are…

Lascal Maxi Buggy Board on Silver Cross Pioneer

What’s the solution when you’ve got a baby in the buggy and a toddler who demands to walk and then at some unspecified time later just cannot walk one step…

5 Fun Exploration Activities to do at Home with the Kids

These months at home have been really hard on kids and young adults, as they might not understand the extent of what is going on that is causing them to…

3 tips to organise your school mornings

3 tips for less stressful school mornings

The beginning of the new school year always rolls round so quickly after a summer of great weather and beach holidays. I always feel like September is like a fake…

Liceguard Robicomb

Tips to get rid of Headlice

Somehow I have been incredibly lucky and so far and neither of my kids have had head lice yet, despite getting letters home from school that there have been outbreaks…

Teaching Kids About Recycling

Teaching your kids about Recycling & ways to get them involved

In the past year or so I’ve become pretty enthusiastic about ‘going green’ where I can. Buying veg that’s not pre-packed (ideally from the weekly market, though we’ve just signed…