Tears Heal: A Book Review

Just before the children came home, I read every book I possibly could on parenting. Everything about discipline, routines, development and anything in between! So…

Do Term Time Holidays Really Damage A …

Recently,  ITV showed a program about term time holidays and whether they are damaging to a child’s education.  It was a fascinating watch for me…

8 Insightful Questions To Ask At Parents’ Evening

At this time of the year, up and down the country, parents are heading to their child’s school for a 10 minute meeting. Some are…

The Challenges Of Adopting Older Children

Imagine the following scenario: You are on the look out for a new partner.  You find them online, read a bit about them, hear a…

The REAL Reason We Watch CBeebies

We don’t watch a huge amount of TV in our house (OK, I have to put a caveat on that – the KIDS don’t watch…

Choosing a Primary School – What To Look …

September to January of each academic year are filled with posts on FaceBook from prospective parents asking for advice on Primary Schools, parents passing on…

Top Tips For Applying For Primary Schools

If you have a child who is, or will be, 4 by September 2017, now is the time for you to start thinking about applying…