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Why fathers should read to their children

Posted on 14th March, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Seventy-five per cent of fathers don’t read to their children. They don’t know what they’re missing, says Charlie Swinbourne Every family has a bedtime routine, and we are no different. At around 6.15pm every night, it begins. Our daughters have their bath, brush their teeth, get their pyjamas on, and then, usually after a number [...]

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Why we need to teach kids about money

Posted on 21st February, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Managing money is an essential life skill that, until now, has never been taught at school. Financial education will soon be part of the National Curriculum, but the responsibility of equipping kids for the harsh realities of economic life should be shared with parents, too, says Lianne Kolirin… Hands up if you remember Pythagoras’ theorem, [...]

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Why your kids will thank you for music lessons

Posted on 21st January, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

When your child comes home begging to have their first violin or wanting to show you how to dance to Gangnam Style (as my four-year-old does), it will emphasise just how important music is in their lives, says Piers Townley. But with the government’s planned overhaul of the education exam system in England, is music [...]

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A young boy sitting on a tied up man in a child's playroom. Image shot 2010. Exact date unknown.

If you want your kids to be more creative, just leave them to it

Posted on 10th November, 2012 | Find this under Education, Featured

If you, like many parents, think your child is missing out on creativity, mum-of-four Ursula Hirschkorn has a simple answer. Take yourself out of the picture and it won’t be long before you see their imaginations run riot Ask me what I dream of my children becoming when they grow up, and once I’ve got [...]

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