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10 Ways To Help Your Children Succeed In Their Studies

It is impossible to expect that children will learn everything solely at school. After all, in 2021/22, there were 20.6 pupils per every nursery and primary and 16.7 pupils per every secondary school teacher. Students need to put in some work outside of the institution as well. Naturally, there will be subjects and habits they will struggle with. To make their study time at home more effective and enjoyable, you must create the right environment. You can also help them by making the process more fun. Come up with activities that will help them learn and enjoy themselves simultaneously. Here are ten simple ways to help your children succeed in their more »


Online Learning with Night Zookeeper

Online Learning with the Night Zookeeper is a paid collaborative post. I have posted before about how much I love the Night Zookeeper range and how their personalised books can really help reluctant readers. You might already be aware of the amazing books by Joshua Davidson which introduce them to the importance of creativity and friendship, but did you know that the Night Zoolkeeper is also an English language curriculum for ages 6-12 that can be used as a fun online learning program to supplement your children school work at home – Keep reading as we have an amazing offer for you.


10 Great 10-Year-Old Birthday Party Ideas

As a parent, you always want the best for your kid, but let’s be honest–that sometimes goes against the kid’s wishes. Especially when it comes to a birthday party of a 10-year-old kid, and that’s not for no reason. 10-year-old kids have so many interests that it’s often hard to keep track of them all. Moreover, children at this age are in flux, and what they find exciting today may be a thing of the past tomorrow. So, what do you do to ensure a birthday party leaves a lasting impression and, above all else, makes your child satisfied and delighted?


Ideas to Stay in Shape When You’re Parenting and Have Limited Time

Staying in shape can be difficult at the best of times, let alone when you have a family to take care of! Of course, your kids are always the priority, so your sit-ups and burpees can sometimes fall by the wayside. Instead, you might have to think of other alternatives to keep fit, as you do need to look after yourself as well! That’s why we’ve decided to take a look at some simple ways you can stay in shape when you’re parenting and don’t have the luxury of time. Let’s get into it.


Essential Tips for a Safe Trip To Chicago

Chicago is one of the most exciting, bustling cities in the world. However, with all of this commotion, the danger within the city is certain to be more present than it is in your small town. If you’re travelling with a family, you want to know that you’re taking all the necessary precautions to keep you and your children safe. Thankfully, doing so has become easier than ever thanks to this guide going over the essential tips you need to know for a safe trip to Chicago in 2022:


Preparing for baby – buying a family home

There may come a time in your life when you decide to go from being a couple to welcoming a baby into your home. Alternatively, you may consider adopting, fostering, or even having a second child. Whatever your reason, it can be essential to ensure that the home you live in is adequate enough for catering to the needs of a child. This may involve selling the home you currently reside in for one that will be better suited.


How to spot if your child is being cyberbullied 1

One of our greatest fears as a parent is that our child is being bullied and now with the prevalence of mobile phones and social media it has opened a whole new side to abuse – cyberbullying or online bullying. It can be really hard to get your child to open up about being bullied, the signs can be difficult to spot and with cyberbullying, and it can be even more problematic as it isn’t confined to “in-person” bullying and abuse, and that’s why it’s crucial to stay safe on social media.


Parents Guide to University Open Days

University open days are a great way to help your son or daughter decide which university to choose. They can be somewhat overwhelming and also not all open days are created equally, so in order to help your child get the most out of their visit, we have put together this guide from a parent’s perspective. A lot of people ask if visiting potential universities is worthwhile, personally, I feel that by exploring the campus and surrounding areas my child is better placed to determine whether they can really see themselves studying there for at least the next three years. They can also get a good understanding of the courses offered. more »


Reasons Why Eating Vegetables Is Important For Children

We all know how important it is to eat fibre-rich foods. These are responsible for good digestion, the feeling of fullness, and higher energy levels. Fruits and vegetables are packed with fibres. But not only fibres could be found in fruit and veggies. There are also antioxidants, water, and carbs that contribute to the higher energy level and the overall well-being. Hence, this makes fruit and veggies the most important foods for your children. In the following text, we will focus on the reasons why vegetables are so important for children and their proper development. 


How to tighten your budget without impacting upon family life 11

As a family, we’re always trying to save as much as we can. We can’t necessarily afford to put a great deal aside each month, but it’s always so reassuring to have a little bit put away for things like holidays, days out, and, of course, Christmas and Birthdays. But, with the looming inflation rises, the ever increasing energery cost rises and my boys growing up quicker than I ever thought possible, and things like going to university, moving out and, dare I say it, weddings, looming ever closer on the horizon, I’m trying to find ways in which we can cut back and save more.


How to talk to children about war – An age-appropriate Guide

With so much conflict in the world, it is important to talk to your children about war and explain things to them in an age-appropriate way. This is especially important when they reach school age as they will hear about it in the playground and it is so much better if you become their trusted source of information. That way you can control what they hear and how they process it. When it comes to older children you will find that they consume so much news and information via social media such as TikTok.


Four Ideas For Exciting Children’s Birthday Parties Aged 10 to 15

Throwing a birthday party for your child can be a lot of work. But it can also be a lot of fun. If you are looking for some ideas to make your child’s birthday party extra special, you have come to the right place. This article will discuss four exciting themes that appeal to children aged 10 to 15. It will also provide tips on how to execute each theme successfully. So read on and get planning.


Top Gaming Accessories Your Teen Will Love

Many people, male and female alike, enjoy the fun that can come with playing video games. For your teenager, gaming could be quite a large part of their life. As long as they are still socialising, partaking in exercise, getting the correct nutrition, and doing homework, you may want to support them in their chosen hobby. One of the ways of achieving this can be through looking into the different tools and accessories that could help them to enjoy their gaming sessions that much more.


3 Tips for a Happier Family

While some struggles can be normal for families, others may be causing quite a lot of strain. Considering the current state of your family life, you may be able to identify areas of improvement. Spending a bit of time thinking about possible solutions, and putting plans in place, could help to give you a bit more balance at home, and even benefit the physical and mental health of each individual living there.