3 Top Tips For Your Child Starting School

So, this is it. Your child will be starting big school in September – it feels like a long way off but in reality it is only a handful of weeks away.  Maybe they have already been at a Nursery…

KidSmart Review

As the children become older and are more adept at using tablets and websites, we have spent a lot of time searching for appropriate apps that will not only engage the children but will also teach them and help them…

How To Make Your Home Schooling Lessons Run Smoother

If you are a homeschooling parent, chances are that you have come across problems with behaviour, timetable management, and supplies before. You want to deliver a smooth educational experience at home, but this is not always possible. That is why…

Alternative Girls’ Gift Guide

This time of year always drives me a little insane as I try to figure out what to buy Little Miss.  Part of the problem is that she is 8. Part of the problem is that we don’t tend to…

Perfect Gifts For Teachers : Gift Guide

Around this time of year (or even the beginning of October in some stores) there are aisles and aisles of chocolates, biscuits and goodies, all being promoted as being perfect gifts for teachers.  Now, I know that teachers love to…

7 Parents’ Evening Tips For NQTs

Aside from the huge task of learning how to teach, how a new school runs and the expectations of being an NQT, the other BIG and sometimes terrifying moment is your first Parents’ Evening.  I remember mine vividly!  It can…

Decorating Bedrooms With Room To Grow

As readers of The Newby Tribe will know, recently we moved into our forever home, after a long time saving up for a deposit and spending months trying to find the ideal home to grow with the children.  We were…