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Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts…

  • October 5, 2018
Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts...

Lots of people have been taking online about the subject of Primary school homework recently. As a busy working mum, I also have strong feelings about this and so as bloggers tend to do, I thought I’d share my thoughts on homework! My daughter is

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How To Survive Your Child's First Day At School
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How To Survive Your Child’s First Day At School

  • July 17, 2018

I know, I know school isn’t quite finished yet – but I also know that if you have a child starting school in September that you’ll have been stressing for a while already. I think I was more nervous about Little H’s first day at school

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Tips For Helping Kids With Their School Work

  • February 21, 2018

Do you have a child at school? If so, you’ll be used to having homework to do by now. We have the creative home learning projects every half term which I inevitably end up doing myself, but the worst is the maths homework every week.

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Encouraging Kids Into STEM

  • February 12, 2018

I’m a big fan of encouraging kids into STEM subjects, especially girls as the industry is majorly lacking in women.  It’s an area that is so varied there’s something for every child to find exciting whilst also learning valuable skills and getting those little brains working.

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Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers

  • December 7, 2017

Having a child at school this time of year is expensive. There’s the money for nativity play costumes, donations for the Christmas fete, enough Christmas cards to cover the whole class and then, of course, Christmas gifts for teachers. There’s not just one teacher either,

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How To Be An Organised Mum

  • October 24, 2017

I would bet money that working mums with school-aged kids have more on their minds than anyone else! Between work and school ‘admin’ my brain is fried at the moment. I’ve got several projects on the go at work – basically full-time work in part-time

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Whizz Bang Pop – A Magazine For Science Mad Kids!

  • October 6, 2017

Little H loves science – apparently, she wants to be a scientist when she grows up – so we were excited to review the fab Whizz Pop Bang kids’ science magazine. Whizz Pop Bang is an award-winning children’s science magazine making science fun and engaging for 6-11

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5 Great Books For School Starters

  • August 25, 2017

It seems like just yesterday my little one was getting ready to start school. It was 2 years ago now though and she’s just about to go into her last year of infant school. If your child is starting school in a few weeks and

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Back To School Must-Haves

  • August 14, 2017

We might only be half way through the school holidays but most mums are already thinking about (or is it wishing for?) the start of term. As soon as we got back from holiday I started ordering the school uniform before it all sells out. If

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Working Mum Hacks

  • August 4, 2017

Being a mum and having a child at school certainly keeps you busy. I often say I need a PA just to deal with all the school stuff! Mums are resourceful creatures though and we come up with some good hacks to make our lives