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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Top Tips To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun

As a mother to two very pale skinned, blond hair, blue eyed boys I worry once the sun comes out.  I love being in the sun and the boys love playing outside but they burn easily and making sure they are safe in the sun is my top priority. Here are my top tips for keeping kids safe in the sun. In the words of Baz Luhman Wear Sunscreen – my boys are always covered in it.  They are so used to being slathered in sun cream that there isn’t even the hint of a moan when it’s time to…

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3 Useful Things to Teach Your Kids at an Early Age

Image via Pixabay Every parent wants their kids to be as equipped for the world at large as possible. And so, many parents will go to great lengths to try and teach their kids about the importance of doing chores at an early age, saving up money in a piggy bank, and always cleaning up their room. Then, aside from the importance of tidiness, there are all the academic facts you might want your child to know – and in order to ensure that they’ve been learning what they need to learn at school, you’re likely to look over their…

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