Category Archives: Life Skills

The Importance Of Music In Child Development

Music is everywhere!  It plays over the radio, backtracks to television programmes, is piped in shops, restaurants, surgeries, resonates through us, in us, about us.  Day in day out music is a huge part of our life, affecting our moods … Continue reading

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Reading Superheros

Help Your Child To Foster A Love of Reading Reading!  That little thing that we do every single day almost unknowingly but the one thing that children in the 21st century world, we are told, are doing less and less … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Child Prosper

TARGETS, PROGRESS GRADES AND THE STATISTIC ‘STIFLERS‘! Today my son’s progress grades and targets came home and with it a two page letter explaining what all the digits mean.  Now as a family we don’t really buy into all this … Continue reading

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Top ten things you need to know about divorce and children

So you’re getting divorced and children are involved.  How do you know what to do, where the pitfalls are or how to avoid disaster striking even in the most acrimonious of situations?  There are no guarantees that everything will turn … Continue reading

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Frost Free Parenting

Now if we’ve said it before we’ll say it again, the parameters of good parenting evolve around Love, Respect and Responsibility. These three vital ingredients need to be stalwart in any parenting of children at whatever age and as such … Continue reading

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Why Playing Games With Your Children is Good

If there’s one thing we love to do as a family, that is to play games.  From Monopoly to Cluedo to Balderdash, Scrabble and many more of the old favourites, board games and others have formed part of our family … Continue reading

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Well with Christmas around the corner, doubtless many children’s expectations will be running high.  They might hide the fact that they have expectations, but with the prepped Christmas lists, visits to Santa, talk about what they would like for Christmas … Continue reading

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