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Life lessons to live by

    I’m the grand old age of 35 and I figured now is as good as any time to share some of my life lessons to live by. I like to think of myself as a naturally enthusiastic person. I always look for the positives and so here are some of my tips with a little bit of an explanation as to how I live my… Read More »Life lessons to live by

    5 ways to get outside more

    Toy storage solutions

      As a parent to a five year old it feels as though toys have taken over our entire home. Of course I’m delighted to see Arlo engage with his toys and it’s fabulous to join in with Lego building and car track racing. However, once he is asleep in bed I can’t relax because toys are just everywhere. We also have lots of things now… Read More »Toy storage solutions

      In the book - a review

      A Parents’ Guide to GCSEs

        Your child is approaching their final few years at school and is about to sit their GCSEs. Up until now, you may not have heard of a controlled assessment and may be confused on how best to support your child. Other than the jargon, there’s not very much that you will need to get your head around. We can fill you in and help you… Read More »A Parents’ Guide to GCSEs

        How to Raise an Inquisitive Child

          From as early as 2 years old, a child’s brain begins to ponder, and they start to ask questions about the world around them. As they do, they learn new things and strengthen their brain by putting it to practice. We have teamed up with a boys’ school in Surrey to share our tips for raising an inquisitive child with you below. Ask Them Questions… Read More »How to Raise an Inquisitive Child

          Thirty days of mindfulness

          Thirty days of mindfulness

            I’m a huge fan of thirty day challenges, I’ve written about all sorts of different things I’ve tried in the past – from squat challenges which get increasingly tougher to more creative challenges where your skills develop as you try out a new make up technique every day. One thing I have been really focusing on is mindfulness. Over the lockdown I found compulsory online… Read More »Thirty days of mindfulness

            5 ways to get outside more

              Spending time in the great outdoors has so many benefits – from improvements in mental health, seeing beautiful new sights, getting fresh, natural air, partaking in fun activities, getting a daily dose of vitamin D – and the list goes on. Being mindful of how much time you spend outdoors and actively trying to increase this time can lead to some amazing improvements in your… Read More »5 ways to get outside more

              The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

              The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

                There are lots of reasons why child should pursue activities outside of their school and home environments. First and foremost, extra-curricular activities are a chance for little ones to develop a range of key skills. What’s more, it might be an opportunity for them to make new friends and become better communicators. Hobbies are also great for a child’s confidence. I have teamed up with… Read More »The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

                Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

                Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

                  If you’re lucky enough to have a beautiful garden that you and your family can enjoy during the warmer months, you might be wondering how you can ensure it is safe and secure for your children, especially if they are little. Here are some tips to get you started with child proofing your garden so that you can prepare for summer, which is just around… Read More »Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

                  How To Raise An Optimistic Child

                  How To Raise An Optimistic Child

                    Optimism is important because it what allows us to look at the world with a positive mindset. When children practise optimistic thinking, they are more confident about overcoming challenges, which makes them more resilient and less likely to give up. It allows them to look on the bright side and focus on a successful future. So, if you’re wondering how you can help your child… Read More »How To Raise An Optimistic Child

                    Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework

                    Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework

                      Homework can feel like a monotonous activity for children, but it’s an essential part of a child’s development of their skills both inside and outside of school. It’s not just about getting stuck into the homework itself, it’s about putting in the amount of work needed to finish your homework in time for submission and impressing their teachers. To help your child smash their next… Read More »Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework