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  • Tips to Help your Child Thrive in School This Year

    1.  Ask your child: “How was your day? Learn anything interesting? Get to spend time with friends?” instead of "How did you do on the math test?" 2.  Resist the urge to correct the errors in your child's homework. It's your child's work, not yours.   3.  Work done with integrity is more important than an A. Pressure to achieve only high grades can make students resort to cheating. 4.  Make time for PDF:  playtime, downtime, family time. Research shows PDF is critical for overall well-being. 5.  Create a technology-free environment during mealtimes. Every adult and child can benefit from a break from constant interruptions and distractions....

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  • BIRTHDAY PRESENTS FOR LITTLE KIDS

    Birthdays are an exciting time for everyone, but especially for your little one. It’s a day on which they are praised simply for existing – who isn’t excited about that? However, it can be difficult to choose presents for your child without spoiling them, especially if there are grandparents or extended family members who want to get involved too. One important consideration to remember is that presents will be used straight away – so for a  spring summer birthday, here are some gift ideas to get your child outside and active, making the most of the sun. Big Houses a...

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  • THE GLOW – AN INSPIRING GUIDE TO STYLISH MOTHERHOOD

    Violet Gaynor and Kelly Stuart, creators of the popular website TheGlow.com, bring their unique vision of motherhood to the page with 150 gorgeous photographs and intimate interviews with tastemaker moms that follow the path from pregnancy to parenthood with wry wit, charming advice, and a deep understanding of the affectionate relationship between parent and child. As fans of the fashionable mummy website The Glow, we were more than a little excited to get our hands on a copy of their book. As promised the pages are full of stunning imagery, showcasing motherhood to be blissful, beautiful and of course stylish! A practical parenting manual, full...

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  • GIFTS FOR KIDS OF ANY AGE

    Looking for the perfect Christmas or Hanaukkah present for your little one? From board games to toddler gifts, kid-tested toys and more, here are gift ideas for all the kids on your list. I love Christmas and everything about it, from the build up to the present buying to the tree decorating to the Christmas. Presents for the family is my favourite thing and seeing the children’s faces light up on Christmas morning knowing Santa has arrived is priceless. However, as the children get older it becomes harder. They no longer content with toys, they want the latest gadget and...

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  • A PERFECT CHRISTMAS OUTFIT FOR LITTLE GIRLS

    Here is a gorgeous selection of items that I think would make a perfect outfit for any little girl this Christmas. This red shoes are absolutely perfect for a little girl to wear at this magical time of year. Hand made from gorgeous soft leather, they feel amazingly comfy and they look stunning too! This stunning dress from our of favourite brands is also one of my addored. And to complete the look, a beautifully Rose handmade headband. Happy Christmas everyone!!!!!.

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  • COSY TOUCHES TO ADD TO YOUR CHILD’S ROOM

    The leaves are dropping in sheets of burnt oranges and muddy browns, a sign that Autumn is here! But with autumn and winter comes short days and long dark nights, so it’s no wonder many of us love to create comforting and cosy homes to immerse ourselves in when we’re stuck indoors. Below are some comforting touches you can easily add to your children’s room – or throughout the home – to create an uplifting and intimate winter space.  There’s something so snug and inviting about hanging textiles up on your walls – they add texture and give your home an instant autumnal update. You can even have a...

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  • HALLOWEEN CRAFT IDEAS FOR KIDS

    With halloween just around the corner, We have started to think about fun, creative and inexpensive halloween craft ideas. There are so many brilliant ideas on pinteres but we have narrowed them down and compiled this list of our top 10 halloween craft ideas for toddlers and preschoolers: 1 // We are always in the look for hand and footprint pictures and we adore this handprint witch  These reversible Halloween themed popsicle stick puzzles are not only fun to make but can be played with for days afterwards too!   These Spider pops are just too cute and ever so simple to make.   If your little...

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  • FUN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

    I think it is so important to let children be children, this means making sure they enjoy the fresh air and getting active. encourage them to use their imagination and create fun things to do together outside. The other great thing about playing outside is that it is free! Anyone can enjoy it. Whether you have a garden or not, here is how to enjoy a classic game of hopscotch in the  sun, outside or at the park: Hopscotch 1. Use chalk to draw a hopscotch pattern on the ground or use masking tape on the floor. 2. Create a...

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  • TOP 10 TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILD THRIVE IN SCHOOL THIS YEAR

    1.  Ask your child: “How was your day? Learn anything interesting? Get to spend time with friends?” instead of "How did you do on the math test?" 2.  Resist the urge to correct the errors in your child's homework. It's your child's work, not yours.   3.  Work done with integrity is more important than an A. Pressure to achieve only top scores can make students resort to cheating. 4.  Make time for PDF:  playtime, downtime, family time. Research shows PDF is critical for overall well-being. 5.  Create a technology-free environment during mealtimes. Every adult and child can benefit from a break from constant interruptions and distractions....

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  • GET MOUTHY

    So, it’s back to school. Bye bye sun, sand, sea and sugar. Yes, sugar. With all the treats my kids stuff into their tiny mouths on holiday (anything for a quiet life) – I am DREADING our next trip to the dentist. But wait – I have no need to. Apart from selling my kids, I have found another way to not go wrong after holidays at the dentist. Say hello to your NBF, the FOREO ISSA™ mini toothbrush. Now apart from its stunning looks, here are a few reasons to get busy… There is a parental control that enables you...

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