• Friends

    How to Help Your Child Make New Friends

    Starting a new school and making new friends can be an anxious time for children. Although some children are naturally sociable, many children suffer from shyness, which can hinder their ability to develop friendships. Fortunately, this is something that parents can help children to overcome, using a few simple techniques. Developing Social Skills Read on […]

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  • Study

    How to Get Your Kids Back to School Ready

    Being parents, we all want to do everything we can to help our children succeed in every area of life. One particularly important area we want to help them in their education. With summer winding down and a return to school looming in the not too distant future, it’s important that we do what we […]

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  • Happy family

    Use Aromatherapy to Be Present as Summer Holidays Ends

    This post was made possible by Scentered; a company that offers a unique range of 100% natural, portable Aromatherapy Balms and Candles. Please show your appreciation by visiting their website, and following them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For the rest of August, you can enter for a chance to win one of their amazing aromatherapy balms. Look for […]

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  • School Bus

    A Quick Guide for Parents on How to Prepare Your Child for School

    Starting school is an exciting and challenging period both for a child and for parents. It is a completely new environment and people. Kids will make some friends here and start education. It might be overwhelming to get used to so many new activities. A parent must prepare their child for this adventure. Parents need […]

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  • Performing Arts

    How performing arts can benefit children’s development

    Joel Kern, founder and managing director of Make Believe Children and young people are growing up in an era of smartphones and overexposure to screens are becoming a common parental concern. But how can parents limit screen time, and instead ensure their children are developing healthy social and personal skills that will benefit them as […]

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  • Horse Riding Lessons

    The one where the Beans start Horse Riding . . .

    As part of our roles as #U18sRaceFree Ambassadors for Great British Racing the children have been invited to take horse riding lessons at a local riding school. Whilst Lillie had a horse riding party when she was 8 years old, the boys have never been on the same side of the fence as a horse […]

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  • Highfield and Brookham Nursery Assistant reading with nursery children

    Help your child be ‘Reception Ready’ this summer

    Summer is a very good time to start considering how to prepare your child for their very first day at school. This can be an exciting if daunting period, but a child’s first experience of school is important and it is in everyone’s interest to ensure that the transition is as positive as possible. As […]

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