Baby Bump

5 Great Ways for Preserving Your Child’s Memories

Kids grow up very soon. Rather than complaining about time, treasure moments before they disappear. Take a walk down the memory path with your children through the experiences that you have carefully kept over time. Children grow up ridiculously fast, so it is essential that their memories can be revived later. They love to see each other as children and marvel at the youthfulness of their mom and dad. There are parenting moments that are tough to get through and others that are so valuable that you wish you could freeze time. Unfortunately, I haven’t yet discovered a way to …

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Alicante Family

Moral Values You Should Teach Your Children

If you want your children to flourish (both academically and on a personal level) it is important that they understand the difference between wrong and right and how to treat people in an appropriate way. They need to understand what it means to be a hard-working, considerate person. A lot of this comes down to the moral values that you teach them, which can be explored within your home throughout their childhood. These can be things like saying please and thank you, being helpful, being truthful and being kind. An independent day school in Oxford have put together the following …

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When is the right time to pierce your child’s ears?

Ear piercing is such a contentious subject, especially on children. I remember my own mum making me wait until I was 12 and then my 11 year old step-sister had hers done at the same time……safe to say I was not happy. Eliza asked to have her ears pierced at the age of 6 and I have to admit I put it off for quite some time, but with more and more of her friends having it done, we finally caved in. Before you get it done, it is important to check your school policy on earrings. Ours have to …

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Bioskin Junior

Choosing the right skincare for kids

Did you know that a child’s skin is 30% thinner than adult skin, making it much more sensitive and susceptible to irritation. Choosing the right skincare for your little one is vital and you should choose skincare that strengthens the skin as it grows with your child. Skin imbalances, like dry and itchy skin, are significantly on the rise, with chemicals in skincare being a potentially significant contributor. Other factors that might contribute to your child’s sensitive skin are diet, synthetic soaps, and detergents, airborne allergens like dust mites and pollen or clothes that might irritate the skin, like synthetics …

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Nursery School

Primary School Handwriting Essentials

Despite the use of digital devices amongst children, handwriting is still an essential skill for pupils to learn in primary school and one that they will use for the rest of their lives. With National Stationery Week (29th April – 5th May) quickly approaching, what better time to celebrate the educational supplies that have become handwriting essentials, along with the activities that are integral to children learning how to properly write. Pre-Writing Activities Before children even reach the stage where they begin learning how to write, they must build up a foundation of skills that will help them master this …

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