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Raising A Little Genius: 5 Activities That 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 make children smarter. Continue reading “Raising A Little Genius: 5 Activities That Make Kids Smarter”

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Unique Ways To Explore Wildlife With Kids

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!”