10 Innovative Tips To Use Technology In Children’s Education
Mar07

10 Innovative Tips To Use Technology In Children’s Education

As technology continues to weave its way into classrooms across the world, teachers must learn how to effectively use it for the benefit of their students. Recent research has demonstrated how profoundly technology can improve students’ academic performance. Not only are educational institutions using digital whiteboards, flipped classrooms, and Chromebooks- which are replacing textbooks – but also how teachers can be at...

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Exam Revision – What ARE the Best Ways to Revise
Mar06

Exam Revision – What ARE the Best Ways to Revise

One thing I never expected as a parent was to become an expert in All Things Exam. Want to know what are the best ways to revise? Pull up a chair. I’ve got you. Between 15 and 18 it feels like there’s just no let up in the relentless pursuit of exam grades (and the swing of the pre-, mid- and post-exam mood cycle…). Regular readers know I have four ‘kids’ – aged between 14 and 22, exams have been my...

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How To Holiday With Teens – And Keep Everyone From Getting Stabby
Feb15

How To Holiday With Teens – And Keep Everyone From Getting Stabby

Holidaying when your kids are small is a fairly straightforward process – they go where you want to go, and in turn you make sure that the destination is equipped for small people.You’re not thinking of How To Holiday With Teens. You’re thinking of kids clubs in beach resorts, or you might be checking that a remote cottage has stairgates and a highchair – but it’s pretty simple thing. And then your kids...

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Top Tips to Create a Teenage Bedroom Paradise
Jan30

Top Tips to Create a Teenage Bedroom Paradise

Your baby got big, is almost all-grown-up… and it is officially time to scrap the farm animal wallpaper and invest in something a little more adult. Renovating a bedroom can be expensive and time consuming, but with a little thought you can quite easily create a space that your teenager will love without breaking the bank (or needing to do it again in 6mths time). In fact, we recently did a kids-to-teens bedroom makeover for...

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Get Your Child Ready for a Test With These Tips
Jan18

Get Your Child Ready for a Test With These Tips

Preparing for a test can be stressful for both children and parents. However, with the right guidance, your child can be equipped to tackle the upcoming exam with confidence! Below I’ve listed some helpful tips on how to get your child ready for their next test. With these strategies, your child will be well-prepared to take the test and come out successfully.Parents of teens should also definitely read our advice for parenting...

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When’s the best time to put a TV in your children’s bedroom?
Jan16

When’s the best time to put a TV in your children’s bedroom?

Have you put a TV in your children’s bedroom? How old were or are they? It’s one of those unexpected parenting dilemmas, isn’t it? We all knew there’d be decisions over names and vaccines and weaning and bedtimes. But who knew we’d be making a parenting decision over 4K TVs? Seriously, did any of us expect the endless stressful undercurrent of constant parental decision-making (when should I allow them to...

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