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    How to raise a science lover

    Some parents can feel slightly nervous when it comes to helping their children with science, especially those who don’t excel in the subject themselves. In fact, you might just be wondering how to encourage your child to find an interest…

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    Teaching Your Kids to Respect Other Cultures

    Since the world around us is very diverse, it’s important to teach your children about different cultures so that they can respect and celebrate people’s differences. The earlier they learn that no two people are the same, the better, so…

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    Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style

    All children learn in different ways and identify how your own child learns will make it easier for you to help them. There are three common learning styles and each child has a dominant learning style or technique. By understanding…

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    My adventure bucket list

    Like many parents, pre-children we had lots of trips to far flung places. While this has been somewhat scaled back since welcoming little miss into our lives, that doesn’t mean we don’t have big plans for the future! From discovering…

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    Top tips to help prepare your child for school

    Starting school is a big step for children. They will face many new challenges, such as learning their way around, meeting new teachers and making new friends. This can make some children feel anxious. However, there are many ways that…

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    What are the Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities?

    Extra-curricular activities could be anything from drama club to piano lessons, or even something like volunteering at a local charity shop. Essentially, they are hobbies or interests that your kids choose to take part in outside of school. There are…

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    Personalised prints from Created By Magic

    I’m over the moon to have collaborated with Created By Magic for this post. This independent art studio offers personalised prints to celebrate those special love moments. With a range of stunning designs, where you add in your own information,…

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    Six Good Study Habits for Children

    Doing well at school requires a variety of skills so it’s important that your child adopts excellent study habits throughout their academic journey. As a parent, you can help encourage and inspire your child and keep them on the right…

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    Establishing a good school routine

    Anyone who has children will know how challenging the morning routine can be at times. The key to a stress-free school run is organisation and some clear-cut rules that everyone in the family can follow. I have teamed up with…

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    Christmas gift guide for toddlers

    It’s becoming quite a tradition that I publish a Christmas gift guide for toddlers including only wooden toys. It’s even more fitting this year, because my blog has certainly been more reflective of my conscious effort to be more sustainable.…