We are currently in uncertain times. The children are not attending school, parents are working from home or not working at all. While some embrace all this ‘family’ time, others are struggling to adjust….and parents have unexpectedly become home educators. So how best to cope in this situation?
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As a child there was not such thing as Ramadan Activity Books, and all I really knew about Ramadan was that it was the month that my parents and all the older people fasted from the morning until the evening. In all honesty I never really understood why, or the logic behind it, but I
It is so important to be encouraging your child to read. I was recently reading an article in a newspaper which stated that today’s children are reading less frequently than any other generation. You can read the full article in The Guardian. As someone who loved reading as a child and could always be found
I first came across the Children’s University, which is for 5-14 year olds, when my eldest was at school. I duly paid the money for the ‘passport’ and then did nothing else. The school, short of giving out the passports didn’t appear to do much else, and I didn’t look into it further so did
The brilliant Zippo’s Circus – “London’s Favourite”, and several times voted “Britain’s Best Circus” – is coming to Blackheath Common with a brand-new 2020 production titled ‘Nomads’. Enter our competition to win one of five VIP Ringside Family Tickets (2 adults and 2 children). Winners get free popcorn and candy floss for each member
I can’t quite believe we have reached the stage of GCSE options, but yes it is time for my eldest to choose her GCSE subjects! It does seem like age 13 is too young for the children to be making choices which may impact their future. For some it is such a difficult choice, especially
If I am honest 2019 was a year I was so close to saying the time had come to move on from the blog, my motivation was at an all time low and my posts were few and far between (except for Project 365). But I am back for 2020 with a lot more motivation