Sunday 31 October 2021

Christmas At Home Vs Christmas Abroad!!

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Christmas!! A time for for being festive, having fun and being with family and friends. For some, it's also a time for adventures and travel!!

Pair of pineapples with tinsel wrapped around it

Cats Vs Pickles Are Now In B&M!!!

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It started with an app and now there's cuddly plushies!! The Cats Vs Pickles world is growing!!

Selection of the Cats Vs Pickles plushies

Buying Super Cool Gifts With Wicked Uncle!!!

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Birthdays, Christmases, treats, rewards, special occassions. There's lots of reasons to buy a gift or two. 

Wrapped gift

Thursday 28 October 2021

The Importance Of English Literature In Education

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English literature is an important part of a child’s development. It not only teaches us the foundations of speech, reading and writing, but also gives children the chance to be inquisitive and curious about the world.

Close up of the spines of children's books on a shelf

Top Tips When Preparing For A New Baby!!

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So........YOU'RE HAVING A BABY!!!! Congratulations!!! Finding out you're expecting can be exciting and scary all at the same time! 

Cute baby feet sticking out between blankets or towels

You might be left feeling unprepared and wondering just what you need to do in order to get ready to welcome the new arrival. Even if you have a family already and are expanding or if this is the first child you have ever had, it will always be a big change to your life. 

Here are just a few top tips that should help you to prepare for your new arrival.

Wednesday 27 October 2021

A Parents' Guide To A-Levels

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A levels are a big jump up from GCSEs, and can also be quite complicated for parents who often feel out of the loop. Ultimately, your child can be thrown into the deep end due to the jump from their last exams. But fear not, as this guide from this A Level College will show you all you need to know about A levels and what to be prepared for.

Pile of notebooks

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Sunday 24 October 2021

The Benefits Of Extracurricular Activities For Children

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Extracurricular activities are hugely beneficial for children, with multiple advantages and ways a child is improving their personal development, as well as preparing children for the challenges they could face in the future. For some key benefits extracurricular activities have on children, read this guide from an independent school in Hammersmith to help you understand its importance in schools.

Child standing near a lake with his arms outstretched

Thursday 21 October 2021

Helping Your Child Become More Confident

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Being confident in all you do is part of a child’s personal development. It’s a great way of building their communication skills, build ways of being a part of an effective team and have the chance to form new friendships. In this guide from a boarding school in Hertfordshire we take a look at some ways you can boost your child’s confidence.

Road with 'You've got this' written on it in chalk

Tuesday 19 October 2021

A Very Snowy Christmas, 20 Weeks To A Very Organised Christmas!! Week 11!!

Welcome back to A Very Snowy Christmas, 20 Weeks To A Very Organised Christmas!! Week11!!! 

How is it week 11 already??

Christmas flatlay with a planner, wrapping paper and ribbon near it

Sunday 17 October 2021

Dino Kingdom Adventures!!!

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Lots of kids love dinosaurs and after watching every single Jurassic Park movie ever made, my son is also a fan!

What would many dinosaur fans like to do? Well, they'd like to see them up close! We were given that chance by the team at Dino Kingdom!!

Little boy standing in front of a rock dino kingdom sign

Thursday 14 October 2021

Creative Ideas For A Very Crafty Christmas!!

So, you want to be crafty and a bit creative this Christmas!! Looking for ideas?? I've got you covered. We love a craft, even more if it's a festive one!! So, here's a selection of Creative Ideas For A Very Crafty Christmas!! 

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Thursday 7 October 2021

What To Do With Your Old Books!!

I love a declutter!!! The tidiness, the clean and freshness that comes with it. Sometimes going through the clutter can be a bit painful!!! You might struggle to part with things.

This is one of the reasons I like the Marie Kondo method. But even with this I struggle to part with books. Even if I've read them over and over, and might not read them again, I still struggle with parting with them.

But I know some keen crafters that use books to upcycle and create amazing things. So if you struggle to part with books too and you're a little crafty, here's some ideas for What To Do With Your Old Books!!

Pile of books