Delaying School Start For Summer Born Children.

The time is on us once again – the time to decide which school our 4 year old should go to next September.  There are schools to visit, Ofsted reports to read, Head teachers to talk to, other parents to…

Sleep Issues In Pre-Schoolers : Bribery Works!

Little Sir came home just after his 3rd birthday.  We hadn’t had much experience with small children before Little Miss and Little Sir came home, so in all honesty we had much higher (and very unrealistic) expectations of a 3…

Problems in Primary School? Who to Talk …

Primary School can be full of wonder and excitement. However things don’t always go to plan! Something happens in school and it can be hard to know how to handle the situation. Often we head straight for social media to…

Understanding EYFS Goals (or, what is my …

So your child has just started school and you’ve had about a week, give or take a few days, for them to get used to the new routine.  They come home talking about what they have done during the day.…

7 Parenting Hacks for School Organisation

Sending your child to school for the first time is a huge step.  That first day looms large in your mind! You’ve spent the summer thinking about whether they will cope with such a long day, whether they will make…

5 Top Tips On Navigating The School Playground

Your child is starting school and you’ve read up on how to make their first day as easy as possible. The uniform is neatly ironed, everything has been labelled at least three times over, and you’ve spent the summer encouraging…

Top Tips For Visiting Legoland

We have been spending quite a lot of time at Legoland this Summer, and the kids absolutely love it. It’s only an hour away from home, and as we have Merlin passes it’s a great day out.  However, for the first…