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on February 17, 2020
How to avoid playground politics
on February 17, 2020
Playground politics are, unfortunately, a part of having children and being involved in their school and play lives. However, the mere existence of playground politics does not warrant any involvement on your part.... Read full article
by Niamh Spence on May 19, 2017
A guide to defibrillators in schools for parents
by Niamh Spence on May 19, 2017
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can affect anyone at any point in their life, including children. Regardless of age, lifestyle or gender, they can cause the heart to beat irregularly and result in fatalities if not treated quickly and correctly.... Read full article
on February 24, 2016
Smart Ways of Organising your Study Time for Maximum Efforts
on February 24, 2016
Many teens, like many adults, don’t understand about time management. They struggle to meet their daily obligations – time with family and friends, homework, extracurricular activities and possibly after-school jobs.... Read full article
on February 18, 2016
Four Tips for Stopping Homework Power Struggles
on February 18, 2016
Do you find yourself caught up in a nightly struggle over your kids' homework? It can be a frustration for everyone, especially if there is a lot of homework or your kids don't understand it.... Read full article
on August 19, 2015
Helping Your Children Thrive in School
on August 19, 2015
Even though it’s the child who is going to school, there is so much you can do as a parent to help your children thrive in school. Here are some of the top ideas. Look over them and see which ones you can use with your child or children.... Read full article
on July 20, 2015
Tips for Encouraging Your Child to Read for Information
on July 20, 2015
What is "reading for information"? Essentially, this type of reading is distinct from reading for pleasure or fun (not that it can't be enjoyable) because its primary purpose is to obtain information.... Read full article
on July 09, 2015
Is My Child Ready for Preschool?
on July 09, 2015
Preschool is intended to prepare your child for nursery and schooling in general. It's a way for children to learn social skills and some basics like colour names, shapes, and the alphabet. How do you know if your child is ready for preschool?... Read full article
on July 09, 2015
How to Deal with Your Kids' Homework Challenges
on July 09, 2015
Homework can be very challenging, especially for high-energy kids who have a hard time sitting still at school, much less at home. As a parent, you may find yourself at a loss as to how you can help your kids cope with their homework challenges.... Read full article
on July 09, 2015
How to Make Homework Less Stressful
on July 09, 2015
School bells will be ringing again soon, and with a new school year comes homework. Your child may need your help learning how to make homework less stressful.... Read full article
on July 09, 2015
Key Stage One: What Social Changes You Can Expect
on July 09, 2015
With nursery and reception behind him or her, your child is ready to take on school year one. Or maybe he has just finished year one and is moving into year two. Either way, these years bring social changes.... Read full article
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