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#Blogtober18 day 10: Just Be Yourself for #WorldMentalHealthDay

If there is one thing I want for my children more than anything else, it is to be happy and comfortable in their own skin and in their own heads. I want them to be accepted by others but being accepted and loved by themselves is more important. I know I set a bad example […]

#Blogtober18 day 5: education for #WorldTeachersDay

I have worked in education for the last 13 years in a variety of roles both in and out of the classroom. It is a huge privilege to be able to support the next generation and inspire a love of learning. But it is also a huge responsibility, and the pressures faced by teachers is […]

5 reasons to be excited about back to school

In less than a week, my three children will be back at preschool, infant school and junior school. Part of me feels a little sad that the summer has disappeared so quickly but I definitely don’t want to get caught up in the 18 summers panic that did the rounds at the start of the […]

Tips for finding the perfect nursery or preschool

Choosing a nursery or preschool is a daunting prospect whether your child is 3 months old or 3 years old. There are a wide range of choices available and every setting has a particular ethos so it is essential to do your research. All 3 of my children started preschool at the age of 2 […]