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    Should I let my child have a smart phone?

    Mobile phones are a great way for us to keep in touch anytime and anywhere. This is ideal for parents who are beginning to give their teenagers a little more freedom. However, when is the right time to let your…

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    Co-education vs single sex education

    Parents choose to send their children to mixed schools and single-sex schools for many different reasons. Some parents feel that there are fewer distractions at a single-sex school, while others believe that a co-educational school is better for their child’s…

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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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    How to tell if your child is happy in school

    The beginning of a new term at school can sometimes feel quite daunting for children after they’ve had time off, such as the summer or Christmas holidays. They might not have seen their friends over the break and their routine…

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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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    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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    Top Tips to Motivate Your Kids to Learn

    Parents play an important part in the success of their child in terms of their education. In fact, research has found that children whose parents are actively involved in their education are more likely to do well, which is probably…

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    How to help your kids broaden their horizons

    If you ever worry that your kids are not having their horizons broadened by their current lifestyles, it’s something that’s surprisingly easy to change. As their parent, we have the ability to introduce them to new things and have them…