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Is it Safe for a Child to have a Mobile at School?

Is it Safe for a Child to have a Mobile at School?

Should Children have Mobile Phones in Schools? As technology becomes more and more prevalent in our children’s lives it is likely that you will come to a point where you consider whether or not to let your child have a mobile phone in school. But with all the safety issues associated with mobile phones in(…)

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Taking Control of Children’s Viewing Habits

Taking Control of Children’s Viewing Habits

Let’s be honest children take up a lot of time and you cannot be there all the time to monitor what they do. Sometimes it is good to have a few things around to give you a helping hand and one of the biggest problems parents currently face is that of too much screen time.(…)

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Livestock Festival for Children

Livestock Festival for Children

Livestock 2016 was my children’s first time at a music festival and what an amazing place to take them for such a memorable experience! Why Livestock Festival is great for Children Livestock Festival was absolutely perfect for such a variety of audiences but we took along our youngest two children who are ages 7 and(…)

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Disney Pixar Inside Out 10 Minute Shake Ups with Change4Life

Disney Pixar Inside Out 10 Minute Shake Ups with Change4Life

Getting kids active this Summer The school six weeks holidays are nearly upon us and this can mean for a lot of children that they will not get the 60 minutes of activity they need a day (79% of boys and 84% of girls ages 5-15 years).  With one in five primary school children being(…)

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Loon to the Moon – Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour

Loon to the Moon – Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour

My children recently benefited from an author coming into school, reading to them, and signing copies of their book. Reading for me is a skill that everyone should learn as a child. It is an important and powerful tool towards education and independence. It makes me feel sad that not everyone has the same opportunities(…)

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The Science Experiment – Germination #KidsGrowWild challenge

The Science Experiment – Germination #KidsGrowWild challenge

This post is an entry for Britmums’ #KidsGrowWild Challenge It is all too easy to allow older children just to do their own thing, and distance themselves from the rest of the family – it saves arguments for one, and makes life a lot more peaceful: This is especially true of a teen with Aspergers Syndrome.(…)

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Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Guide

Planning a Birthday Party can be a complicated affair. Here are a few things to think about. First – decide on your budget. Second – decide on a venue, considering how many children you would like to come, as it’s all very well deciding to hold a party at home – but not if there’s large(…)

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Spring Butterfly TRH Craft

Spring Butterfly TRH Craft

Our Preschooler has a Global Developmental Delay and trouble engaging in activities and keeping his attention. We think he also has sensory processing disorder and likes touch – so when a tiny bit of paint gets on his skin he starts to paint himself. Therefore, I’ve been practising repeating the activity of simply painting a(…)

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