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Why playing outside is so important for children

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Why playing outside is so important to children

  With iPads and TV screens taking up a huge chunk of time everyday, children today are hardly getting outdoor exposure, and that’s bad, in more ways than one. Time and time again, studies have found how playing outside is extremely important for children, and if you’re wondering how, here’s a bit of insight into […] Read more…

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Free resources for homeschooling

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I never have been and never will be a home schooler, we are only in our first morning of french school closures due to the corona virus and I don’t know how people do it long term. I saw Jean Parnell, The Messy Mum, share these resources on Facebook and to save me trawling through […] Read more…

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Free stories for children

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A selection of free children’s stories on sooper books

  Have you seen my new header? It has been designed by Charlene Mitchell. Charlene trained as a professional illustrator at one of the UK’s top Art Schools. She has worked with some of the world’s most famous greetings card companies and won awards for her wonderful illustrations.     She now works with her […] Read more…

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How to Prepare Your Child for College Admissions

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How to Prepare Your Child for College Admissions

  Preparing to join a college is nerve-racking. With so many issues to consider, it’s easy to miss out on essential aspects that might make the entire process a smooth sail. Here are a handful of tips important for college admissions that every parent and students need to know to get in before you can […] Read more…

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Health Tips to Avoid Age-Related Illnesses

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Health Tips to Avoid Age-Related Illnesses. Image shows Senior women giving each other high five

    Certain ailments tend to come up later in life. Diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis, and memory loss are some of the most common illnesses that afflict many older people. Diseases and health conditions are influenced by many factors, including heredity, environment, and socioeconomic circumstances. Lifestyle also plays a significant role in age-related diseases, and […] Read more…

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How to flourish in college

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How to flourish in college

  If you’re a young person about to enter college, you probably imagine it’s like high school but with a little more freedom. You’ll have the choice to live at home or move away. You’ll also enjoy more academic liberties. One day, many years after college, maybe decades later, you will wistfully confide to someone, […] Read more…

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Cheap activities for over the holidays

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Cheap activities for over the holidays

Include some of these cheap activities and outings for children and families in holiday plans to keep children busy and active during school holidays. School holidays can be a great opportunity to spend time together as a family. It is not necessary to take expensive trips to build wonderful family memories. There are lots of […] Read more…

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