It’s Exam Season: Giveaway #ad

It’s that time of the year when our children of high school age are taking their exams. Many of them will be taking their GCSE’s or A’Levels and this is a particularly stressful time for all children. It will decide how their future is going to pan out with their GCSE’s as it will dictate what A’Levels they will be studying and that they pass them with the right grade so that they can go on to study the subjects they will need to go to the university of their choice. Those taking their A’Levels are working hard to get… [Read More]

Sports Day : Competitive Or Non Competitive

It’s that time of the year when primary and junior schools will be holding their sports day, and as per usual it will bring up the subject of whether they should be competitive or non-competitive. It of course is entirely up to schools how they wish to approach sports day. The school our seven year old twin girls attend has a sports day that is competitive and I for one am completely happy with that. They give a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in all the races and I cannot see anything wrong with that. It is teaching my girls to… [Read More]

Sats Exams and Stress: Mental Health Awareness Week

The Sats are in full swing in our seven year twin girls school at the moment, but if you ask them you wouldn’t be any the wiser that they were doing any sort of exam. We asked the question, as you do on the school pick-up, what did you do at school today? During the Sats they would say comprehension or maths and that was it. They didn’t expand beyond that. The reason I think this happened like this is because of the way the school our seven year old twin girls attend have done the Sats. They’ve done it… [Read More]

Review of An Essay Service with Cheap Prices

For the majority of students it is evident that writing help should not be expensive. Previously, expensive essays and other papers were justified — academic writing services were scarce and you had to look for rather long time to find a reliable one. These days, writing services can be found in a few clicks and there is less and less scam services as they are well-filtered by Google engines and can be easily detected due to online references. When something is not exclusive anymore, it should not be expensive anymore. That is why it is utterly ridiculous to order papers… [Read More]

Treads The School Shoes That Are Indestructible Review #Ad

Children and school shoes if your children are anything like my seven year old twin girls then you will have that feeling that you are constantly buying new ones because they quite simply don’t last very long. As a new full-term starts we are off to the shops to Purchase new school shoes again “parents give big sigh!” Muttering under their breath more money. So when I was approached by Treads the makers of the the indestructible school shoe, yes I will be honest I was a little bit sceptical that a shoe could be indestructible surely there is no… [Read More]

Fun Ways to Get Your Child to Love Maths

It is hard to get kids hooked up on maths. It is a subject that requires a lot of concentration and focus, and that is something that younger children have little of. If you want to help them grasp the main topics, you will probably need to do your bit as a parent outside of school. Knowing your maths is a life skill that comes handy at every stage of life. Below you will find a few tips on how to make the most out of your home education. Image via PxHere Keep Them Challenged It is important that your… [Read More]

School Returns Back To The Playground

Today is the first day of school for 2019 and we will all arrive on the school playground looking knackered, exhausted and totally dishevelled, with a total urgency to give our children away for the day and breathe again after the excitement and absolutely exhausting time of Christmas where we have had the joy of melt-downs and arguments between our children. Christmas is lots of fun no doubt, but jeez once a year is more than enough haha! Being a part-time stay at home dad means that I have the pleasure of doing the school run two to three days… [Read More]

Remembrance Sunday And My 6 Year Old Twin Daughters: My Sunday Photo

On Monday last week all the children at our daughters school were asked to bring rocks or pebbles into school. have to admit I had no idea why and true to form I completely forgot. I told the teacher we had forgotten and she said tomorrow would be fine to bring them in. By chance when I was walking back to my car to go to work I bumped into one of the other mums and mentioned if her daughter had taken a rock in and she replied yes, and she said I have some spares which I was welcome… [Read More]