How performing arts can benefit children’s development

Performing Arts

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 … Read more

The route to success: 4 top tips for when your child’s exam results are unexpected

Exam results

By Samrita Hayer Careers Adviser at the National Careers Service Exam Results Helpline. The National Careers Service Exam Results Helpline is the free service available for both parents and young people alike to seek advice and support following exam results. Here, Samrita shares her expert advice on what to do next if results are lower … Read more

What it’s like to have a child who doesn’t eat

Too early for terrible 2s!

It’s been nearly 11 years since my journey with attempting to feed Lillie began, and it hasn’t got any easier; in fact, if anything, it’s getting worse. She’ll grow out of it As a small child, I was forever being told: “she’ll grow out of it; my daughter was a picky eater at that age”. … Read more

18 sleeps to submit your entries for Premier League Writing Stars!

Premier League Writing Stars

Yes, yes, yes Christmas IS coming but there’s something more exciting happening before that! The Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition is underway for the second year and is hoping to attract even more entries this year. Last year, they received a staggering 25,200 poems from primary school children on the theme of Resilience. Diversity … Read more