Education

Why Schools Should Stick to the Facts When Teaching Religion

**Warning!! Opinionated post alert!** The Boy came home from school absolutely buzzing about the Easter story, retold it to me in great detail and has continued to reference it since then. I have to admit to being quite impressed with the school for making it appeal to a group of five and six year olds… Continue reading Why Schools Should Stick to the Facts When Teaching Religion

Education · Family Life

Overcoming Dyslexic Difficulties

**Warning** soppy post alert! Proud mummy gets mushy!!! The word ‘proud’ isn’t strong enough to describe how I feel about K’s latest school report. It was just an end of term brief really, stating how much they have progressed, attitude to learning and where they are in relation to what is expected for their age,… Continue reading Overcoming Dyslexic Difficulties

Education · Food · Health · Nutrition

How to Encourage Kids to make HEALTHY Food Choices

My work as a fitness professional and sports coach, has meant that I have always had a keen interest in nutrition. However, when it comes to kids (especially my own!), all the knowledge in the world won’t help unless they understand how different foods effect their well-being, give them energy, help them grow etc. I have always… Continue reading How to Encourage Kids to make HEALTHY Food Choices