parenting


Should I put a TV in my Child’s Bedroom?

Should I put a TV in my Child’s Bedroom? is a paid collaborative post with Reliant. Recent research by Relient shows that 75% of children want a TV in their room and that this request starts happening in Infant school. So let’s take on this debate about whether a child or adolesant should have a TV in their bedroom and if so what age is the best. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of having a TV in a child’s bedroom and then some tips for keeping control if you do decide to.


Top tips for Eating Out with Kids

Top tips for Eating Out with Kids is a paid collaborative post with tastecard. An increase of 177% in google searches of “restaurants near me” in the last two years shows that people are really looking to eat out after the pandemic. I know that I certainly got somewhat sick of cooking during the lockdown and it seems that many people are the same. However, as a parent I know just how challenging it can be to eat out with kids can be especially after a two-year hiatus.


Canada – The Perfect Place to Holiday with Kids

Choosing the perfect place to holiday as a family can be a real challenge especially when you add the volatility of kids or in my case teenagers into the mix. There is so much pressure involved in choosing the right place to holiday, especially when my family has so many different priorities and likes. My husband hates sunbathing and too much heat, Mini struggles with new places, Maxi is a thrill seeker and me, well as long as everyone else is happy then that makes me happy. So grab your eTA for yourself and your family and see why Canada is the perfect place to holiday with kids.


Why Early Childhood Education Is Important for Further Academic Success

Do you care for your children and their future studying? Do you want to help them become successful? If you are concerned about them being ambitious and goal-oriented as they grow up, you should care for their academic prosperity from a very young age. When the kids grow up, they will surely find legit essay writing services and other platforms that will have their backs in emergency cases, but your task as a parent is to help them learn the basics at an early age.


The Perfect Homework Assignment: Things You Need to Know

Completing a perfect assignment each time can become your reality. Of course, a student has to adjust their study routines and learn new approaches to dealing with each assignment. However, one can quickly master the craft of doing homework in just a few steps. All you need is to respect and follow the new rules. So, here are the things you need to know to polish your homework skills and improve your academic performance.


Tips for a Stress-Free Road Trip With Kids

Road trips are a great way to spend quality time with your family while exploring new places. However, if you’re not properly prepared, they can also be a recipe for disaster. In addition to being restless and uncomfortable, kids are often unhappy that they’re stuck in the car instead of exploring new sights and sounds. When planning a road trip with children, it is important to keep their comfort and happiness in mind.


A brilliant Maths App you need to know about

A brilliant Maths App you need to know about is a paid collaborative post with Mathpid (https://mathpid.com/). As parents we really want to support our children’s learning at home without making homework and any additional learning a battleground. In fact, the holy grail for me is when children want to keep learning independently and without involvement from me and that is where Mathpid comes into its own.


10 Ways To Help Your Children Succeed In Their Studies 2

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 »