Posted on December 14 2018
Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for young children. For many adults, the joy of the holidays is marred by worrying about how to pay for it all. But it is possible to make the most of the festive season without spending a fortune
Posted on August 02 2018
Come rain or shine, the summer holidays can be a long stretch for restless children. Whether you’re tackling the impending hyperactivity alone, or with a partner, you’re going to want to have a list of activities up your sleeve ready to whip out like a magic trick when confronted with the inevitable “I’m booooooored”
Posted on July 30 2018
Far from simply music and alcohol, festivals around the country have become extravaganzas of the arts, with creativity and entertainment at their core. Days of music, art, literature, dance, crafts and sports can be found in all manor of locations, from beaches and forests to high streets and warehouses. In the last decade, it has become more commercial to create events that appeal to the whole family, rather than to a select portion of society
Posted on June 09 2018
Having moved to London in 2003 and currently raising 3 young children of her own Sara realised how important it was for her sons to speak her native Italian in order retain that connection with that side of their heritage and allow them to connect with their Italian family at a deeper level. Here, she writes about the techniques she’s used with her own family and suggests ways that those of us wanting to introduce, or continue to speak, another language or two could employ with our own kids.
Posted on May 14 2018
It’s hard not to be a little jealous of the life of a young child at times, with their enviable innocence and the freedom to not just have free time, but to use it for things that bring pure happiness without the stresses and strains of everyday adult life.And this...
Posted on May 06 2017
I love London. I love its rich culture and the mix of people from all around the world, walking shoulder to shoulder around every corner. Here, the opportunities for my children to learn are immense, and I truly love the hustle and bustle of the city. Yet, when I think...
Posted on March 15 2017
When children are little their imaginations often run wild. As they get older, however, the focus shifts to learning to read, count, and other educational aspects. But playing make-believe is just as important to childhood development and wellbeing as heading to school. While formal education is important, imaginative play has...
Posted on March 05 2017
Hello! Thanks for visiting my website and blog. I'm a sleep deprived, work from home mum living in vibrant, busy, North London in a small flat from which I run my business around my family - my husband, my 5 year old son and 9 month old baby daughter.I'll be...
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