Jan 04 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Child Road Safety

“Hold my hand, come on sweetie, quick, there’s a car coming, look, OK now look both ways, annnnnd is it safe? Yes. OK keep holding mummies hand darling until we’ve reached the other side, now we can cross safely…well done, good work.” Welcome to the school run. Almost every kid in town is treated to their own personalised rendition each morning. Wouldn’t it be useful to have a top five road safety tips to teach your little tyke? There are many more...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Tablets for Toddlers?

There’s little doubt that introducing tablets into secondary classrooms caused controversy amongst parents and teachers alike. What possible good could come out of giving each pupil a licence to play games when they should be working? The reality turned out to be somewhat different and now tablets are being used in some schools from Foundation Stage. So should you allow your young children to use one? Research There are numerous studies on how older pupils may benefit from tablets...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Great Books for Teens

Unless it’s Tweets or Facebook posts, kids just don’t do a lot of reading these days. Why should they, when they can entertain themselves with social media sites, games consoles and mobile phones, all of which require less effort than the old fashioned book?   As a high school English teacher, the most common question I get asked at Parents’ Evening is: how can I help improve my child’s literacy? There are several answers to this question. Firstly, checking their...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Top 5 Eco Tours to Do in Sydney

Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and is home to the largest natural harbor in the world. Known for its cultural diversity, Sydney is also the most visited tourist attraction in Oceania and for good reason too. The scenic Bondi Beach, the mesmerizing Royal National Park, and the transcendence of the Sydney Harbor all combine to make it a great city for tourists. If you’re in Sydney and are looking for some fun eco tours, you will be delighted to know that you have...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on (Re-)Decorating According to Your Own Personal Taste Takes Time

Ask any new homemaker or recently married couple just why it seems to be taking forever to complete all the decorations and they probably won’t have a straight answer for you. The seemingly neglected stacks of unopened wedding gift boxes aren’t collecting dust because of a lack of appreciation for them, but rather go unopened for seemingly long periods simply because it takes some time to truly turn a house into a home through interior decorations. Originally posted 2016-01-09...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on 5 Fantastic Places to Visit in Europe (On a Budget)

There are many destinations offering fantastic cultural experiences dotted around Europe and many of us would like to visit as many as possible, for a weekend trip or longer. The problem is that by the time you add up the cost of getting there and factor in accommodation costs and eating out, even a quick trip can stretch the budget beyond your limit. Rather than simply decide to stay at home because you think the cost of your holiday adventure might be too much to pay, the smart...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Style your bathroom with marble natural stone tiles

Having a bath after a stressful day at work is probably the most relaxing thing that you can easily do in the comfort of your home without much effort. It will help you refresh, recharge and face the challenges of the new day. You can decorate the bathroom with flowers, candles or figurines that bring you happiness and a sense of coziness. There is, however, one ultimate trick to turn your bathroom into an unique retreat with a spa-like atmosphere, and that is to use natural stone...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Cheap and cheerful fun with bingo

The winter is upon us and those dark and longer evenings are drawing in. There’s only so much TV you can cope with watching and if you’ve got your kids into a good routine, the hours between their bedtime and yours can sometimes stretch out before you. Originally posted 2014-11-21 04:53:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Ways To Make Money On The Fly, And Have More Cash For Family Activities

If you’re a fan of family days out and like to treat yourself and your family every now and then, having a bit of extra cash can be very helpful. In addition to your existing income, there are many ways you can make extra money on the fly. In recent years we have been blessed with the internet, which has given us lots of new exciting ways to generate additional income. Here are some of them: Originally posted 2017-11-22 21:19:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Dec 12 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Importance of Window Repair for your Home

Windows are important in every home and commercial building; they provide natural, outdoor light and an undeniable architectural beauty. Maintaining the windows in your home or business is vital to make sure that the building lasts you a lifetime and provides you with the comfort and safety you and your family deserve. Ensuring that your windows are well looked after should be one of the major priorities on your home maintenance list. Having properly maintained windows will help...

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