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Homework Helper: Making Yourself Into A Resource For Your Kids

*collaborative post* Everyone parent knows how important a child’s homework can be. The time they spend working at home can have a huge impact on their understanding of the subjects they are studying, with kids and young people of all ages benefiting from this type of learning. Of course, though, it isn’t easy to handle this sort of thing when you’re young, as it will always feel like there is something better to be doing when they get home. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the work which can be done to support […]

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Educational

Should You Do a Master’s After University?

*collaborative post* University is always a great way to learn new skills and gain some essential knowledge for your future career. During our school years university is often the goal we work towards and once we come out of university with a degree we can finally feel ready for the rest of our lives. But what about after your initial undergraduate degree? Will you go and start working straight away or do you want to stay and earn a master’s degree? Well, today we are going to have a look at some of the reasons why you should consider a […]

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Educational, Giveaways, Toys

Geomag Panels & Geomag Mechanics Review plus Giveaway!

Both of my children have a bit of a love for building things. Whether it’s knocking together something with lego or making something magnificent in Mincecraft, they are always building something. So when some Geomag sets arrived in the post, the kids were super excited. We were sent two sets: The 192pc Geomag Panel set from the classic range, and the 86pc Geomag Mechanics set. I hadn’t heard of Geomag before, but Neil knew what it was as he’d used it in school. He couldn’t wait to get stuck in and show his sister what he could build. Geomag Panel Set We got […]

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Educational, Family Life

Homework Essentials: Time, Space, Support

Homework has certainly been a hot topic in the headlines this year. Whether you’re for or against or somewhere in between, ensuring your child completes theirs can become an onerous extra task loaded into already busy days. With the new school year on the horizon, if your offspring is moving into an important year for their education and perhaps heading up to high school, you may be expecting more homework and potentially dreading the friction it will bring. So what can you do to motivate, encourage and assist your child when it comes to homework completion? Let’s take a look […]

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Educational, Family Life

Learning at Home with Education Quizzes

We’re in to week three of the summer holidays here in Northern Ireland, and now children across the UK are preparing for their last day. It’s definitely time for a well earned break after months of school work. I remember my summer holidays as a child, how excited I was about the prospect of six weeks without any school work. As a parent though, I understand the importance of keeping your child’s brain active and continuing with the work over the summer, in some form. Of course, I want my children to have fun, and enjoy being children for the […]

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