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Why We Shouldn’t Teach Kids To Not See Colour and What to Say Instead.

Why We Shouldn’t Teach Kids To Not See Colour and What to Say Instead.

Let’s get honest for a second. It can be a bit uncomfortable talking to children about race at times. Or anyone for that matter. We don’t always know what to say, we don’t want to feel guilty and we generally tend to shy away from awkward conversations as a human race. At least I do. But in my heart, I feel that this is such an important thing to talk about...
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What My Three-Year-Old Taught Me About Gender Equality

What My Three-Year-Old Taught Me About Gender Equality

It was an unremarkable weekday afternoon when Zach, my three-year-old, started crying frustratedly. ‘What’s the matter, buddy?’ I asked, keeping my voice super cool and casual. Frustrated crying is commonplace in our house (whether mine or the kids) so I was giving him my best, ‘it’s probably nothing, but if it’s something I’m here for you,’ vibes. ‘My spaceship is broken,’ Zach says holding up the door to the spaceship which he’s...
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11 Simple Activities To Make The Most of the 30 Mins Before Bedtime

11 Simple Activities To Make The Most of the 30 Mins Before Bedtime

You get home from work, you’re late. Again. You feel awful, that working mum guilt hits you hard, it’s almost bedtime, and you want to play with the kids before they sleep, but when you do, they get so overexcited that bedtime takes twice as long, and someone ends up in tears (probably you.) I know how it is, I've been there. So how do you make the most of that short,...
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Step In To An Exciting World at the Discover Children's Story Centre

Step In To An Exciting World at the Discover Children's Story Centre

If your kids love reading and Dr Seuss, and you're looking for something a bit different to do in London, then this delightful Children's Story Centre is the perfect trip out for toddlers, preschoolers or older children too!   To tell you what it's all about, here is an excerpt from the website:  Discover is the UK’s first Story...
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10 Ways to Entertain Your Lively Kids When You’re Working From Home

10 Ways to Entertain Your Lively Kids When You’re Working From Home

Can it really be done? Can you really work from home with your kids there? Yes and no. Yes you can do it, but no, not all the time or for long periods of time. Working from home with kids is hard. Be realistic with what you want to achieve and plan it well. Young kids can be hard to juggle when you work from home because they need lots of...
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Why the Museum of Childhood is the Perfect Rainy Day Activity

Why the Museum of Childhood is the Perfect Rainy Day Activity

If you’re wondering what you can do in London with kids when you really don’t want the stress of getting back on the tube at South Kensington, this lovely museum in Bethnal Green is exactly what you need. It's a great rainy day activity (or a sunny day, this museum looks beautiful with the sun streaming through the windows) away from the hubbub of central London. Just enough to see...
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