Protecting Your Children In The Winter: Top Tips For Parents

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. It’s getting much colder and darker much earlier in the evenings now – winter is definitely on the way. It’s essential to remember precisely how dangerous it can be for your kids at this time of year. Some dangers are obvious, of course – you wouldn’t send your children out in the freezing weather wearing nothing more than a vest, but there are other problems that you might not have even thought about. Pexels CC0 License Dehydration Most parents understand the importance of keeping their kids hydrated in the summer, but forget about it…

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How to tell if Your Child is Happy at School

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Every parent hopes that their child is happy at school and enjoys learning. However, this may not always be the case and some children can find school a very challenging environment. To help you assess your child’s happiness at school, it is important to talk with your child regularly about their day and observe your child’s behaviour. Here is some helpful advice from Mount House School on some behaviour to look out for… 1. When your child arrives home from school, are they keen to tell you about their day. Do they want to share interesting facts that they have learnt in the classroom? This is a good…

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How to Encourage Good Study Habits in Your Child

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. As a parent, you’re probably keen for your child to succeed in school. You can play a part in that by promoting good study habits in your children from a young age. By displaying a positive attitude towards school and encouraging a desire to learn, your child is sure to become determined and enthusiastic about their education. I have teamed up with a prep school in Somerset to offer parents some advice on how to create a home environment that stimulates good study habits. Sticking to a routine is wise, because it will help your child understand what…

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Helping Your Kids Combat Back to School Blues

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Back to school blues, it really is a thing! The new school year brings a new set of anxieties for children; a more gruelling academic year ahead, awkward social situations, a new teacher or maybe even a new school. It’s all very stressful for kids, and their parents, so here are some tips from a co-curricular school in London to help them get through it.  Fortunately, children are typically very resilient and tolerant to change. Once they get back into the swing of things everything will fall back into place and their emotions will…

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How Parents Can Support Sporty Kids

Image Source. Licensed under Creative Commons. Is your child crazy about sports? Do they want to play sports at a competitive level? By supporting your child in the right way, you can nurture their passion for sport and help them to achieve their goals. Here are just a few tips for helping to support a sporty child. Understand their goals Some kids have ambitions of becoming a professional athlete, whilst others simply want to play sports for the joy of it and aren’t interested in taking things further. It’s important that you understand their goals so that you don’t hold…

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