Jase Lydom explains how to keep kids active during home isolation

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We were lucky enough to have an exclusive chat with Jase Lydom, gym owner and Ninja Warrior. He shares his tips and tricks about keeping kids active and healthy when stuck at home. There’s no doubt the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis has made it far more difficult to keep kids active. When organised sport, swimming […]

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Great ways to build resilience in your children

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Some kids never seem to have a care in the world, while others can be anxious even at the best of times. Given the current state of our world, there’s plenty for any child to worry about. These are our top tips to build resilience amongst your family during unprecedented times. The world is a […]

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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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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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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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