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Five Ways to Make Homework Fun for Kids
Five Ways to Make Homework Fun for Kids

When you say the word “homework” you can literally hear parents sigh and roll their eyes. Homework has always been a touchy subject even from way back. It was practically one of the things I particularly dreaded and of course doing anything possible to avoid. It’s still the same today when you tell your kids “Do your homework’‘, the whining, procrastinating, and even tantrums that often ensue are a pointer to the fact that homework is not fun. But does it have to be this way? No, it doesn’t. Perhaps if it were made fun (while still educational of course) there wouldn’t be much fuss!  Here are five suggestions to make homework fun your kids

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5 SURE WAYS TO HELP A FORGETFUL CHILD
5 SURE WAYS TO HELP A FORGETFUL CHILD

My 8-year-old can be really “forgetful”. I seem to have to always remind him to flush after using the toilet. If you send him on an errand from the sitting room to the bedroom, he will most likely come back empty handed. I have lost count of all the things he “forgets”. I guess what is most worrying is “forgetting” what he has learnt in school.   

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7 Tips to Help Your Child Prepare for Exams
7 Tips to Help Your Child Prepare for Exams

Examination period can be a stressful time for both the parents and the child. While exams can’t measure every aspect of a child’s strengths and are not necessarily indicators of future results and aspirations, exams are however a good check to know where your child is educationally. (more…)

7 Summer Holiday Rules You Might Want to Consider
7 Summer Holiday Rules You Might Want to Consider

Yes, school is finally out and the summer holidays are here. My 10yr old son is over the moon because he imagines he will sleep any time he wants, watch TV all day and do anything he wants. I laugh in “latin” – because that is far from the truth.

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