Why mindfulness is important for your children (and you!)

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When the world is overwhelming and even the kids are feeling it alongside you, it’s a great time to focus on what’s important with these mindfulness activities and apps. Being stuck at home with children can be a little stressful, especially now during the coronavirus pandemic when most of us don’t have a choice. Kids […]

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Reassurance Quotes

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We’re all living in trying times right now with COVID-19. Many kids will be frightened, so here are some ways to talk to them about the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus (or COVID-19) has the world in a state of unease and uncertainty—you don’t need us to tell you that. You also don’t need a bunch of […]

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Lunch of the Irish

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St Patrick’s Day is the perfect way to get your kids eating their greens. Here are our top five healthy kids’ recipes to celebrate the annual Irish holiday. St Patrick’s Day is, let’s face it, a day that brings excitement to adults more than kids. For most of us, it’s an excuse for a few […]

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Classroom for Improvement

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Children can be champions of positive environmental change by suggesting these ideas at school to create a more sustainable classroom. A sustainable classroom can provide so many benefits to not only the environment but also students and teachers. In a previous article, we wrote about how students can bring a sustainable touch to the way […]

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The School of Sustainability

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Encouraging children to have a sustainable school life can be tricky. Here are some tips to help make them green all day long. Sustainable school life is not really a parent’s responsibility, right? You just have to get them clothed, fed and at school on time; the teachers and staff can take care of everything […]

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Love at First Bite

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got our top five healthy recipes to get your kids into the spirit of love. Valentine’s Day is a peculiar holiday. While the modern custom is seemingly all about flowers, sentiment and unrealistic romantic comedies—its actual history comes with plenty of scandals when one really starts […]

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Look Who’s Talking

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Is after school conversation with your child a tricky prospect? Here’s why it’s important to make the effort, and some great questions to get the banter going. An after school conversation with your child may seem like a daunting prospect. You’ve navigated the hectic school pick up, you’re tired, your child is tired, and all […]

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Homework it Out

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Struggling with kids not doing homework? Try a few of our ideas to see if you can get them back into a studying regime. Doing homework always seems to rank pretty highly on the list of things that kids can’t stand. Other contenders include the room clean-up, helping out with chores, and not causing a […]

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The School of Life

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Helping kids with enjoying school is a tough task for any parent, but there are plenty of things you can do to motivate them. Enjoying school is one of the ultimate goals parents have for their children. Sure, there are those pesky results to achieve, but having kids who are happy and excited by the […]

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Quench Their First

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It probably seems like your child’s first school day is destined to be a traumatic event. But with a few simple tips, it doesn’t have to be that way! The first school day can seem like an occasion that’s never going to arrive. Then, when it does, you wonder how it snuck up so quickly. […]

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