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Learning to swim and having water confidence were always things I considered really important when I became a parent. My parents invested a great deal of time and effort getting me to learn to swim as a child, and I am very grateful for that. My dad swam with me every Sunday morning, challenging me […]
Life can get expensive when you have a family, especially when there are quite a few of you. Spending doesn’t have to be outrageous though, careful planning can make sure that your family spending stays sensible. There are lots of ways that families can save money, but I’ve included five ideas here for starters. You […]
Reading to your children everyday can be one of those things that slips away a bit during the holidays, with more late nights and less structure to the days. New research commissioned by McDonald’s to mark its fifth Happy Readers campaign, has found that just three in ten parents read stories to their children every day. […]
Do you have a ‘Bingster’ in your midst?! Do your little ones love watching Bing? Bing and his friends are going on tour in the first ever Bing stage show! Kicking off in St Albans at the Alban Arena, Bing Live will visit 50 venues over 25 weeks from 20th June 2018. My two youngest […]
How do you teach your children about animals? Perhaps you have pets, or visit your local zoo or wildlife park? Perhaps you read about them, watch nature programmes or play with toy animals? Perhaps you are lucky enough to live around a range of animals, or perhaps you’ve taken your children on trips away and […]
Puzzles have the ability to send some parents into a frenzy. They can be bulky to store, the bits get everywhere and then what happens when you lose a piece? As much as all of these things are true, puzzles have so many benefits for child development, they are worth sticking with. Our children love […]
Homework – whether your children love or loathe it, most of them have it and it can start coming thick and fast at quite an early age. One of the things we can do as parents to help with homework and ease any pressure children might feel is to equip them with the right tools […]