5 Things To Make Your Life A Little Lighter

February 4, 2021 admin 0

Life is definitely strange at the moment, isn’t it? All of the things that we know and love are pretty much off limits to us all. It’s tough. Because we’re getting a little bit restless with everything that is going on in the world and it would just be nice to be able to celebrate some of the occasions that we love the most. But how can we do that when we’re limited. It’s important […]

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4 Ways to Secure Your Family’s Financial Future

February 4, 2021 admin 0

With the present pandemic and challenging economic times, it’s easy to get caught up, especially if you have dependents requiring your time, energy, and finances.  A UK survey has proposed that the pandemic has left four out of every five people worried or anxious about their future. Yet, why not take a breather and think into the future what you expect for your family? This way, you’ll realize the need to plan and secure your […]

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Running End To End | 874 Miles in a year | One month in

January 31, 2021 admin 1

If you have been following my blog for a while, or at least since the start of the year, you will know that I signed up to the End to End challenge where you need to run 874 miles, the equivalent of Land’s End to John O Groat’s, in a year. Week 1 was hard  and really made me wonder what I had done but I carried on, with the support of my mum who […]

14 Original Ideas For Your Lockdown Valentine’s Day

January 29, 2021 admin 1

Little celebrations gain new importance in lockdown. They interrupt the banality of the routine at home. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you can be sure that it’ll be the opportunity to throw a love party for your household. Typically, Valentine’s Day in the UK is synonymous with a fancy night out at a restaurant, followed by a heart-shaped box of chocolate and a bunch of roses. Yet, this year, the lockdown changes […]

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The 10 best family board games

January 23, 2021 admin 1

One of our favourite past times is playing family board games. Ever since the boys were little we would carve out time to sit as a family and play classics like frustration or buckaroo and as the children have got older this is one tradition we have kept hold of. We regularly have games nights and at Christmas we invite family over, extend the teams and really let our competitive sides out to play!   […]

Should I Encourage My Child to Learn an Instrument?

January 22, 2021 admin 0

When a child has learnt the necessary skills to successfully perform a beautiful piece of a music, parents feel a warm sense of pride. However, as research has found, learning an instrument, and investing in a musical education provides more benefits than just the ability to entertain an audience. The Director of Music at an independent school in Surrey is of the opinion that “Children who play an instrument or sing as part of an […]

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How to Boost Your Blog’s DA in 2021

January 22, 2021 admin 0

You may or may not have a good idea of what DA or domain authority ranking is – perhaps you have some idea and understand that it’s important but aren’t sure how to go about making those all-important changes which will help you get the activity you need on your blog. So here’s a quick breakdown of what the domain authority of a website actually is:   It’s a score between zero and one hundred […]

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Top Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for Exams

January 22, 2021 admin 1

Your child’s exams are something to prepare carefully for. All children worry – that much is true. What you can do to assist your child in managing exams with little stress is to prepare them well.   Preparation is the best way to reduce stress. When you know you’ve done everything you can to ensure success, you naturally worry less. Help your child to manage the exam period by ensuring they’re raring to go.   […]

The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

January 22, 2021 admin 1

The question of extra-curricular activities is one which most parents will face once their child starts school. How important are extra-curricular activities? What benefits do they bring? How much should you invest in them?   The beauty of extra-curricular activities is that there’s a wide range to choose from and each will develop a different strength in your child. Allowing your child to stretch themselves outside of the school environment is important for their social […]

How to raise a respectful child

January 22, 2021 admin 0

What does it mean to be respectful? This is what all parents should ask themselves before considering the best ways in which to bring up a child who respects the people around them. It’s not only in our outward manners that we can show respect to others but in our behaviour and treatment of the world around us. This senior school near London believes that children need to develop a sense of responsibility for the […]