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Making Higher Education More Accessible For Your Family

*collaborative post* Higher education should be something your kids can move onto, if and when they want to do so. However, it can be very hard to prepare yourself for uni, and it can be very difficult to get into the higher education path you want to be in, or adjust to the life that comes with it. But you’ve got some time right now, to ensure your kids have everything they need to follow their academic dreams when the time comes to do so.  So, with a bit of research, and quite a bit of forward planning, make sure […]

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Educational, Family Life

Preparing Your Kids Financially for Uni

Are you worried about pushing your kid out of the nest before you’re made sure whether or not they can fly? Alas, it’s a transition every kid has to go through, whether they’re going to uni or not. Here, we’re going to look at whether your kid has really learned everything they need to know, or whether there are a few crash courses you can still introduce them to before they leave. It’s better to be a little overbearing and annoying than to leave your kid at risk of building serious debt. Start budgeting as soon as possible The sooner […]

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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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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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