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A horrible fact of life for many parents, is that there’s an enormous amount of pressure to hold a birthday party for your child that is every bit as extravagant and memorable as the parties their classmates’ parents conjoured up – inevitably there’ll be one or two amongst those parents who are unbearably perfect and well-off. ...

Whatever age your kids are, chances are there are times when they need to knuckle down and study. While encouraging them to do so may not be easy, you can ensure that there are no distracting influences by creating the perfect home-study environment for them to work in. Here’s how. Minimise the habits of distraction TVs, computers and games consoles can all pose a tempting distraction to kids when they’re doing homework or completing assignments so try and remove these from the occasion. Set up their bedroom with suitable work surfaces...

December 25th is fast approaching, and many families are looking for ways to reduce their Christmas budget. Many people fear that this means cutting back on the festivities, but saving money doesn’t have to mean sacrificing seasonal spirit. ...

As we head towards winter, and inevitably towards the impending Christmas mayhem countdown, the weather is changing, and evenings are becoming noticeably more chilly. Keeping your kids safe and warm in cold weather is a subject that fills many parents with dread, but it needn’t be a stressful experience, and now’s the perfect time to start planning what they need and when. The high street is awash with winter coats, boots, hats, scarves and accessories; so how do you choose from all of these collections? Here are some useful...

Perhaps your kids have been pestering you to buy a horse for them for some time, or maybe you love all things horses and think it’s time to get them in on the act. Whatever the reason you might be considering buying a horse for them, there is one important question you should ask yourself first: are they ready? There are a few different ways you can tell if a child is ready for a horse, so before you even look any further, read this guide to find out if they’re ready: Image source (Flickr) Make Sure It Isn’t Just A “Phase” Many...

With summer now a distant memory, darker evenings and rainy days can make you wonder how you’re going to keep your little monsters entertained. But, fear not! there’s a whole host of fantastic craft projects just waiting to be discovered online. Navigating through the endless options can be slightly overwhelming even for the seasoned crafter, so here are my top crafting finds to keep everyone happy and encourage young creative minds to explore and learn new skills: Printing Image from redtedart.com This apple print paper from...

Thanks to Mike for the image Homework is one of the most important elements to your children’s schooling experience. It teaches them how to work unaided, which will become an incredibly valuable skill as they move up through the education pyramid. Once at university, the youngest members of your family will be expected to listen to lectures, take notes, and write lengthy essays on the subject at hand. Though they could use specialist services like those provided by UKEssays, this technique will only get them so far. With all this...

Everyone has two sets of teeth when they grow up, from the ages of 3 to 6 years children will have 20 baby teeth, which are essentially placeholders in the jaw for the adult teeth which push out the baby teeth between the ages of 6 and 12. Normally as people enter their teenage years, the last teeth to make an appearance are wisdom teeth, and by the ages of 17 to 21 all 32 of the adult teeth will have made an appearance. Image Source The importance of children brushing their teeth Oral hygiene (i.e. the practice of brushing one’s teeth)...

To celebrate the launch of the new Disney Infinity game, the world’s first Disney Digital Parade took place in London recently. ...

As a child maths might not seem the most exciting subject, but out of all of the things we studying – maths is one of the most important! We use maths throughout our lives – even for simple things such as knowing how much change we should receive when shopping – so it’s important that we have a good knowledge of the subject. Click here for some example of ways to teach your child maths. There are different ways that you can engage children with maths and help to keep them interested in learning the subject. Games and Stories Download...

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