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Ideas For Setting Up Your House For Homeschooling

With schools shutting due to Coronavirus parents are now facing the prospect of becoming their children’s educators and as the majority of us have no idea how to go about this there is a lot of anxiety flying around– me included! But because I don’t deal well with stressful situations my mind goes into an ‘I must be pro-active’ mode and organising things in my life really helps to settle my worries which is precisely how my house has ended up looking like a homeschool within one morning!! I am no expert, I am an ordinary parent like you but by taking the basics into mind Continue reading “Ideas For Setting Up Your House For Homeschooling”

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How to Raise Money for Your Child’s School

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Every parent will want their child to gain access to the latest textbooks and important programs, which can support their education. Yet, many schools might have a stretched budget that can negatively affect their students’ studies.

If you want to ensure every teacher has the tools they need to successfully educate your kids, you should attempt to boost their budget throughout the year. Find out how to raise money for your child’s school. Continue reading “How to Raise Money for Your Child’s School”

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Raising A Little Genius: 5 Simple Activities That Help To Make Kids Smarter

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Every parent wants to see their kids do well in school. Unfortunately, most are also familiar with the daily struggle to get their little ones and teens sat down to do all of the studying, reading, and homework required to get the good grades all of us hope for. Thankfully, your children don’t need to hit the books to boost their intelligence. In fact, some of your kids’ favourite activities offer big benefits for their brains. With that in mind, here are five activities that can help to make children smarter. Continue reading “Raising A Little Genius: 5 Simple Activities That Help To Make Kids Smarter”

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Unique Ways To Explore Wildlife With Kids

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The natural world is a truly amazing thing. Even as an adult, there are things in the world which will leave you feeling awestruck, and you can often find them very close to home. With the way that this part of the world makes you feel, though, it’s easy to see just how excited your little ones might get when they are exposed to the right things. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the best ways to get up close and personal with nature, without relying on zoos and other businesses to help along the way. Continue reading “Unique Ways To Explore Wildlife With Kids”

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Is It Time To Reduce The Summer Holidays?

I don’t really remember how I felt as a child during the summer holidays. I know my Mum always tried to fit in fun activities to keep us entertained and we would have a holiday but as a young child, those memories of how I felt have all gone. So, as a first time Mum this is my first experience of having a child off school, well pre-school, for the holidays. I had visions of fun, Continue reading “Is It Time To Reduce The Summer Holidays?”

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The realisation that our language is pretty damn stupid!

The moment we all long for, your child saying their first word. We all focus on this and most people report it being Dadda or Mumma but in reality, they are making sounds for so long before it becomes quite easy to say they are already talking. I am pretty sure that Jake’s first word was ‘hiya’!

As they hit 2 their vocabulary Continue reading “The realisation that our language is pretty damn stupid!”