Your child spends a lot of time at school, so it is important to build up a good relationship with your child’s teacher. It might be that you want to be able to discuss the needs of your child openly, help and support them where you can, and also feel comforted that your child is happy in their school environment. Having a good relationship with the teacher can help with all of that, but how do you build it up? There are a few things that you can do to encourage a good parent/teacher relationship.
Author: Lyndsey O'Halloran
Father’s Day inspiration from Books 2 Door
AD | Collaborative post Father’s Day always seems to sneak up on me and I end up wondering what I can get for John, and quickly! Books2Door have some fantastic ideas for Father’s Day gifts; find out more below!
Unplugged and Thriving: The Role of Outdoor Play in a Digital Age
AD | Collaborative post In today’s digital age, where screens dominate our lives, it has become more important than ever to find a balance between technology and the great outdoors. While technology offers numerous benefits, excessive screen time can hinder child development and hinder quality family time. This is where outdoor play comes to the rescue. By encouraging children to engage in active outdoor play, parents can foster their development, promote family bonding, and help them thrive in a world increasingly dominated by screens.
7 things to do on a weekend break in Madrid
Madrid is similar to a Spanish version of New York City with over three million people. We can speak of American cities being rich in their history, but they are infants compared to Spanish Madrid’s political, religious, and artistic histories. This capital of Spain has given birth to writers like Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Don Quixote) and Felix Lope de Vega. Its artists include Diego de Velazquez and Francisco de Goya. If you are visiting Madrid, plan to stay longer than a few days as this bustling city has much to offer, no matter what
10 must-haves for a holiday in the sun
AD | Collaborative post In a couple of weeks, I’m heading off to Turkey for a week in the sun with my best friend. It’s been years since I’ve been on a holiday like this and honestly, I feel like I’ve forgotten how to pack. Here’s a list of my essentials for a holiday in the sun!
Small changes to make your garden more enjoyable this summer
AD | Collaborative post Now that the weather is finally showing signs of summer, many of us are looking to spend more time in our gardens. If you’re looking to make the space a bit more enjoyable, here are some small changes you can make to your garden this summer.
6 ways you can help your child read when they are in reception class
When your child starts school it is a really exciting time for them. They learn so much in such a short space of time and you will notice so many advancements in their development. From having a responsibility for what they do, being self-sufficient at lunch, and playing independently. But the big thing that happens in reception class is that your child really comes along with their reading. Reading is such an important part of the early year’s foundation stage, and it is important to support your child as much as possible. So what can
Great day trips in Europe for families
Vacationing in Europe is not for adults only, no matter what many people believe about the difficulty of getting children across an ocean. If you’re willing to look around, there are plenty of kid-friendly vacation options – surprisingly, they even have kids of their own there and have made an effort to keep them happy and healthy. Below are some great places for families, but in the end, wherever you dream of going, you can find a way to enjoy it with your family if you are willing to put in a little extra research