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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…

  • 3 Romantic Places for a Dreamy European Honeymoon

    3 Romantic Places For A Dreamy European Honeymoon

    Your honeymoon is not only a chance to get away and forget all the wedding worries you had. It is also a chance to create lifetime memories with your loved one. So it is wise to go to a memorable place too. Europe doesn’t fail at offering the world’s most romantic places for love birds, can you imagine looking back at your wedding photo swap whilst in some of these dreamy places? 1. Blue Lagoon, Iceland The Blue Lagoon, a stunning natural wonder located in Iceland, is an ideal honeymoon destination. This geothermal spring offers a range of specialties that are sure to enchant you. The seawater in the lagoon…

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Property Investment in the UK

    A Comprehensive Guide to Property Investment in the UK

    Property investment has long been recognised as one of the most lucrative and rewarding investment strategies. Investing in property is an exciting journey, but it has pitfalls even the most experienced buyers can fall into if they aren’t careful. The United Kingdom offers a wealth of opportunities for those seeking to enter the market. However, successfully navigating the property investment landscape requires careful planning, due diligence, and an understanding of key steps, such as property valuation. This article serves as a comprehensive guide, providing valuable insights and practical tips for investing in property in the UK, with a specific focus on property valuation. Establishing Investment Goals: Before diving into property…

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    Fun Facts About The Wimbledon Tennis

    Summer is well and truly underway and supermarkets will be stocking up on strawberries and cream, which can only mean one thing – the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is back! The Wimbledon Championships is the longest-running tennis tournament in the world, and this year will mark the 136th competition.  To mark the occasion, we have compiled a list of interesting facts about the iconic tennis tournament, that might amaze even the most dedicated of fans: The longest Wimbledon match lasted over 11 hours The longest-ever Wimbledon tennis match famously happened back in 2010 and was contested over three days between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut, lasting 11 hours and 5 minutes. Play was halted numerous…

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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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    The Instagram Algorithm Doesn’t Hate You!

    Ah ha! Definitive proof that the Instagram algorithm doesn’t hate you came this week from the man himself, Adam Mosseri, who has assured us there are no shadowbans and there’s not a one size fits all ‘algorithm’.   If you’ve not caught it yet, you can check out the algorithm unravelling here. For me, the really important thing to take away and to understand is that the whole point of ‘the algorithm’ is that it learns about the user and how they interact with content in order to serve them – hopefully – more of the content they want to see (or, in my case, they can’t help but click, which…