The Benefits of Arts & Crafts for Children

AD | Collaborative post While they make a mess, children’s craft kits make for brilliant toys. They can help them to explore their artistic talents and creativity as well as many of their core thinking skills. There’s lots of fun that they can have too as they are able to create whatever they like with complete autonomy. Here are some more benefits according to a pre prep school in Middlesex.

Teaching Your Child to Use Social Media Responsibly

AD | Collaborative post Social media was introduced to the world 25 years ago and now has become an integral part of many of our lives. We use it to stay connected with friends and family and keep up to date with what is happening in the world around us. As of now, there are 4.62 billion people on social media. That is just over half of the world’s population.

Preparing for back to school with Books2Door

AD | Collaborative post The summer holidays always go far too quickly and by the time we know it, we’re preparing for our children to start a new year at school. We don’t like to go the whole summer without doing anything educational though and this year we’ve been helping Erin to prepare for Year 2 with Books2Door.

Understanding Your Child’s Curriculum

AD | Collaborative post Learning about the curriculum will help you to be more involved in your child’s education as a parent. It outlines the key milestones that they must meet at the different stages of their education and how they will be assessed. This is something that is fairly easy to research as the national curriculum is adopted by the majority of schools in the UK. It sets out the minimum levels of teaching to be delivered. Included in this are the compulsory subjects that they must be taught such as PE, English and

7 ways to stay calm when your child is having a tantrum

Having children is a blessing, but there is nothing as testing as a child having a tantrum. As a parent, it is one of the difficult situations we can find ourselves in, and staying calm to help your child through the tantrum so that you both come out of it happy is overwhelming and daunting. However, here are some of the ways to stay calm when your child is having a tantrum.

Back to school essentials

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) It feels like we wait so long for the summer holidays to come around and then they are over before we know it. It’s now time to start thinking about getting prepared for the return to school in September. In not so many weeks we’ll be packing those school bags again so today I’m sharing some back to school essentials!

6 Ways to Cut the Cost of Raising a Family in 2022

Collaborative post As the cost of living continues to increase, millions of families are facing rising expenses and higher bills. If a pay rise isn’t on the cards, you might be wondering how you’ll maintain your standard of living without getting into a substantial amount of debt, but there are ways to reduce your outgoings. To start planning your financial overhaul, take a look at these six ways to cut the cost of raising a family in 2022: 1. Plan Days Out in Advance Last-minute adventures and impromptu days out can be a fun way