Sports in school curriculum is a rather contentious issue. Many people think that it only steals the valuable time that could be devoted to more important subjects. Others argue that only children with special talent and love for sports should indulge in the corresponding activities while others do not need it. However, regular physical activity has long been proven to offer loads of benefits both physical as well as mental. And for school children, it is especially important.
When you have got children, it can be such fun when it comes around to their birthday. There is a side of you that is crying inside at their getting older and growing up, but it is always fun to plan a party. There can be a lot to sort and organise, though. Yes, we’ve […]
Children often have ups and downs at school. They may love learning about a particular subject one week, but then feel unhappy about their test results or fall out with a friend another week – but how do you tell if there is a serious issue at school that needs your attention?
As parents we all want our children do well at school and reach their full potential, whatever that looks like for them. It’s not enough to send them off to school and expect everything to all magically click into place though. Parents need to be engaged in this process.
As a parent, you’re in an extremely powerful position when it pertains to your child’s education. Most parents don’t realise the power they truly have until they have to exert it.
If you think that school is putting too big a strain on your wallet, you’re not alone. According to some research, we can end up spending at least an extra £200 a year for each child when it comes to uniforms and equipment. Fortunately, the clever team at Marbles have put together an impressive list of simple life hacks that should help you […]
School runs in the winter months can be hard. I enjoy the cold, crisp weather and I love the frost and snow but the wind and rain can be awful when you are trying to get everyone to school, nursery, playgroup and so on. You know those days where you literally get soaked every time […]
Today I want to talk about parenthood and what it means to be a parent. Many people underestimate how difficult it is to be a parent. It doesn’t matter if you are doing it all day every day, or just for a few hours a day, it can be just as grueling as any other […]