The Department for Education has released its 2019 Childcare and Early Providers report, which exposes a continuing decline in childminder numbers and subsequently, childcare places. The figure marks the third year on the spin that there has been a significant drop in the number of registered childminders in the UK.
I always think stockings are such fun. They’ve always been my favourite part of Christmas Day morning. I loved opening stockings as a child, seeing what Santa had left for everyone. These days it’s still such a fun part of Christmas morning. The children read out their letters from the elves who have helped pack […]
The standard response I hear from people when it comes to discussing volunteering is “I don’t have time”. I think there is a terrible misconception that volunteers should be retired people who are looking to ‘fill their time’.
I’m OK with 40. I joke a bit about being “really old” but in all honesty I feel more comfortable with myself now at 40 than I’ve felt in a very long time. I think I have a lot more clarity about life in general these days, I know exactly who I am, what I still want to achieve and equally what I don’t want and I’m getting much better at being unapologetic about these choices.
Changes need to happen in school systems as lots of students don’t see the value of going to school. We need to live in a world where everyone sees the value of education and enjoys going to learn and develop.
The average child will produce more than 2,000 arts and crafts pieces for their parents – BEFORE they turn 12, according to a study. This time of year parents often see an influx of these creations as the end of the school term often sees children coming home with additional bags and armfuls of the arts and crafts they have produced during the year.
Ask most mums what they like to do in their spare time and most will say “what spare time?”, they may laugh or snigger or just roll their eyes – I know I have in the past when people have asked me.
If you’re a health-conscious parent, you probably still want to get some workouts done while watching your child. Picking the right time can get challenging, especially when trying to juggle other commitments. If only there was a way to do both simultaneously.