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Nov 30 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Take the Financing a family quiz today!

Perhaps you’re planning on starting a family soon? Or, even if you have a family already, it’s helpful to get an insight into how much you’ll need to cover the full cost of your family. True Potential Investor, private pension and ISA specialist, can help with that. ...

Nov 27 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on What makes a great private school?

Picking the right school environment is a huge decision for the parents. Every parent wants their child to grow up in a friendly and secure environment. There has always been a debate between single sex and co-ed schools for children. While many parents believe that single sex education is ideal for their child, there are many other who prefer co-education for their child. ...

Nov 27 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on What makes a great International School?

International education is a big business and the last decade has seen an exponential growth with the number of international schools doubling across the globe. International schools include a variety of institutions which have different terms, curriculum and school systems. Does having the word international attached to the school name make it an international school? In order to be acknowledged as an international school, the school should follow an international curriculum...

Sep 28 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Tooth fairy traditions from around the world

It goes without saying in the UK that the loss of a baby tooth will usually prompt a visit from the tooth fairy bearing coins. But what about the rest of the world? It is not only the UK that keeps the tooth fairy busy, children in most English-speaking countries follow the same tradition, including America and Australia, as well as parts of Scandinavia, with the tooth being exchanged for cash or a small gift. ...

Sep 06 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on How Waffles Helped us Totally Kill the School Fundraiser

My kids came home one day with a couple of those fundraising sheets we used to get back when I was still in school myself, which had me rolling my eyes before I could have a proper read at what turned out to be a rather exciting prospect. The idea was to raise funds for a brand new cricket pitch to be installed in one of the school yards and personally, I’m all for any such developments which contribute towards keeping the kids off the streets and away from trouble. ...

Aug 04 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Find Out Why Praising Your Kids May Not Be The Smartest Idea

Today, most parents praise their children for every little thing they do. It’s far different from the early generations, where parents hold back commending their kids as they prefer to show their tougher side. ...

Jul 27 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on How to teach your kids the importance of charity

As a parent, it’s likely there are a lot of key life lessons you’ll want your children to understand – one being the importance of charity. Knowing how to broach this subject with your kids can be tricky, so if you’re stuck on where to start, keep reading. Below, you’ll find some useful tips and tricks you can use to teach your little ones about charitable causes and how they can get involved. ...

Feb 03 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on Why playing outdoors is an Important Part of Learning

The outdoors is an important part of the development process in children. While children are surrounded by concrete, getting them into an environment that consists of different colours and space enable them to develop, learn and understand the natural environment. Many studies have been carried out that show that being outdoor helps their brain development as well as their body. Taking the children out of the classroom may seem like a backwards step but many schools are now being...

Jan 31 2017
by Ella |
Comments Off on 4 Benefits of Kids Growing up with Pets

If you’ve been reluctant to get a pet for your kids, perhaps you’ll change your mind when you hear that there are numerous benefits of your children growing up with animals. Apart from giving them a friend who they’ll simply adore, you will provide them with an opportunity to learn many important life lessons. In addition, being around animals can positively affect children’s health and other aspects of their development. ...

Oct 16 2016
by Ella |
Comments Off on Celebrating your twins first birthday on a budget.

You’ve survived the first year of twins and you want to celebrate them turning one. However the first year of their life has left your bank balance at its worst!! All your other twin mums are coming up with wacky, exciting ways to celebrate and you are trying to get your head around your finances on celebrating two babies turning one. It’s an amazing milestone and celebrating it doesn’t have to break the bank here are a couple of ideas. ...

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