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    How to choose the best winter clothes for your kid

    With the month of October slowly coming to an end, we should start preparing for the winter season, and the cold weather. And while you might have thicker skin when it comes to cold weather, your kids have to be protected and warm at all times. The way you choose your kid’s winter clothes is very important in order to keep them comfortable and cozy. In this article, we’re gonna take a look at some winter pieces that you should add to your kid’s winter wardrobe. These pieces are both qualitative and warm, so that your kid will be prepared for any temperature. Read along and get ready for a…

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    Breaking the News in Style: Ideas For Pregnancy Announcement

    Welcoming a new life into the world is undoubtedly a joyous occasion, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick to the same old script when it comes to announcing your pregnancy. In fact, injecting a dose of humour into your ideas for pregnancy announcement can make the moment even more memorable and entertaining for your friends and family. So, let’s dive into some uproarious ideas for pregnancy announcements that are bound to tickle everyone’s funny bone! Bun in the Oven (Literally!) Why not take the phrase “bun in the oven” quite literally? Snap a photo of an actual bun inside your oven and caption it with something like, “Looks…

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    Back-to-School Tips: Transitioning from Summer to Autumn

    Hey there, folks! Can you believe it’s that time of year again? The smell of freshly sharpened pencils and new textbooks is in the air. It’s back-to-school season! We’re saying farewell to the lazy summer days and hello to the bustling, structured routine of autumn. It may sound daunting, but don’t fret – we’ve got some handy tips to help you shift gears smoothly. Establishing a solid routine is key during this transition. Stick around as we dive into why it’s so important and how to make it work for you and your family. Let’s get this school year started on the right foot with these back-to-school tips! Understanding the…

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    Designing the perfect nursery

    When you are a new parent, one of the most exciting things you can do to prepare is to start to get your baby’s nursery ready. It is often one of the first steps in nesting and is something that most new parents want to get absolutely perfect before the baby arrives. While your baby isn’t going to be aware of its surroundings for a while and there is no rush to get it finished, I have some tips to get you going. Here’s how to design the perfect nursery. Keep it light and simple It can be really tempting to go overboard when it comes to decorating a brand…

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    How To Nurture Your Child’s Curiosity

    Curiosity is what keeps us going, what helps us reach new heights, and allows us to explore many different parts of ourselves. It’s how we can write creatively, pick up a wonderful story, or make our own. It’s also how we can make new friendships, build confidence and find out how we can work with other new and emerging faces in their lives. Curiosity should always be encouraged, even when we are adults. Many private schools in Harrow will ensure their students explore their inquisitiveness, and you should too. So with that in mind, here are some key ways to help your child with their curiosity development. Allow children to…

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    Teaching Your Child to Be A Team Player

    Working well in a team will be a large part of what makes your child tick. It will help your child pick up a range of skills through a range of physical activities and classroom-based learning opportunities. With so many options for your child to go through there will be many ways they can explore how best to work in a team, as well as giving them the confidence to work with all sorts of people. Here are some ways you can help your child develop skills to help them work in a team. Encourage fair play Playing fair is all we want our children to be able to do.…

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    The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

    These days, extra-curricular activities can come in many forms. From taking up coding lessons, to getting involved in the school newspaper – there’s a lot children can now get up to and explore. They all have their own individual benefits that will bring a lot of joy and confidence to students of all ages. This is why they’re so popular and are always pushed onto children during school time, so that they have the opportunities now to explore these areas. In this guide from a Sixth Form in Surrey, we take a look at the biggest benefits extra-curricular activities will have on children during school time. Helps your child develop…

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    Helping Your Child Settle Into a New School

    A new school can feel like a daunting prospect for children, but it should also be really exciting for them too. A whole new environment, with new friends to make and new ways to enjoy their favourite subjects, with new subjects to pick up as well. For some kids can be a lot to come to terms with, which isn’t a bad thing, but it can be helpful to prop up their confidence. Here are some ways you can help. Give your child something comforting to turn to If there are particular worries your child has, then give them something that reminds them of you. This could be a small…

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    Top Tips For Choosing A School For Your Child

    As the current school year comes to a close, students and parents find themselves excited for the summer holiday ahead. However, for some children, there are other changes lurking, with students changing schools or transferring to start a new academic journey. Whether it is your first time choosing a new school for your child or are simply just approaching the next steps to take in their education, it can definitely be a stressful decision to make. But don’t fret, below are some top tips from this private school in Herts, when it comes to selecting the best school possible for your child.  Consider your child’s needs and learning style Every…

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    How To Raise An Optimistic Child

    In a world that is filled with so many challenges and uncertainties, raising a child that is optimistic is a gift. It has become very common amongst the younger generation to notice failure before even beginning a challenge. Unfortunately, this is also to do with the immense academic and social pressure they face on a daily basis. With social media and school really pushing them to their limits, it almost seems understandable why children get tired and seem pessimistic in times that it is unneeded. However, with that said, it doesn’t make it an excuse for children to not work hard towards being optimistic. Optimism is a mindset that can…