GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880
Sep17

GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880

Once your child gets a bit older, one of the first requests you’re going to get is for decent headphones. Sales of all portable tech goes up at this time of year – driven by the oparents of older teens who are digging in to their exam studies, new College or Uni courses – and there’s always a surge in sales of laptops, phones, PCs… and of course the essential Headphones for teens to accompany all of them.And...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.
Aug13

Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.

Quite by accident I was flicking through my Netgalley offerings a few weeks ago, and selected a random handful of YA coming of age titles I’d not heard of. Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review is here because of that happenstance.I’m not sure I can convey how much I love this book. Except to say that I never wanted it to end. And I love that it didn’t.Remember Judy Blume’s Forever? How, for an entire...

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Using a VPN for UK TV Expats
Jul21

Using a VPN for UK TV Expats

Life in the United Kingdom is something that most people from other countries only dream about. Some think of this country and say that it is their goal or destination. Others are just fascinated that we still have a working monarchy. This elevates the entire British Isles into a grand tourist spot just because of this fact. Even though the Queen does not have a major political power anymore, she is still an important figure in the...

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Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book
Jun26

Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book

Last week we ran a lively Twitter Q&A with Mark Roberts (@mr_englishteach ), author of the new “You can’t revise for GCSE English! Yes you can, and Mark Roberts shows you how”. It was a really busy half an hour, with loads of questions and even more insightful help and sage advice from Mark. In the book, Mark talks students through the most effective revision strategies for English Language: how to take notes, the most important...

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Top Tech During Lockdown – what people are really buying
May15

Top Tech During Lockdown – what people are really buying

So, what is the top tech during lockdown that people are really buying? Officially we have been in Lockdown for 8 weeks now, yup 8 whole weeks (or 2 months) since the 23rd of March. It’s kind of hard to say that really isn’t it? Something we never ever thought would or could happen, but it has and we just have to get used to it. So during the lockdown we have watched people magnificently turn their talents and minds to all...

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