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What Are The Best Apprenticeships For Mums To Consider?

Image Credit: Parentingupstream from Pixabay. Countless people have found themselves in unrewarding careers that they’d love to leave. They can’t, however, as they mightn’t have the necessary skills to switch careers. That could lead to them resigning themselves to working a nine to five that they don’t like. If you’ve found yourself in this position, then you mightn’t need to stay in the same job. You could get an apprenticeship and re-skill. While you could assume that apprenticeships are restricted to plumbing, carpentry, and other fields, you’d be mistaken. Multiple fields offer apprenticeships and, while they’re typically concentrated on younger…

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Choosing The Right Materials For Your Home Build

If you are in a position to be building your own home from scratch, that is a very exciting thing to be able to do, and it’s something that a lot of people are going to want to do at some point in their lives. There are a lot of considerations and concerns that you are going to need to think about throughout this process, but one in particular that a lot of people struggle with is knowing how to choose the right materials for the build. In this post, we’ll take you through a few of the most important…

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How To Open An Online Store in 5 Simple Steps

When it comes to operating and sustaining a successful e-commerce store, it takes a lot of work, perseverance, and attention to detail. It’s not as simple as building a website and starting to sell. You have to consider various aspects regarding your business plan, target audience, marketing strategy and establish the means on how you intend to show a return on investment. For instance, let’s say you’re selling clothing; you’ll have to establish who your target market is, who your competitors are, and which consumers are most likely to transact online. Whether it depends on your business model or whether…

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How To Make Your Child’s Christening Even More Special

Planning your little bundle of joys christening is both exciting and nerve-wracking all at the same time. Will your guests enjoy the day, will they like the food, etc, all these questions are coursing through your head at an alarming rate. Let’s look at what you should look into to keep both the adults and the kids entertained.  Pexels CCO License Venue Of course, the actual christening itself will happen in your local church or a church of your choosing. The after-party venue is just as important as you need to be sure all your guests will fit comfortably.  Your…

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HELPING YOUR CHILD DEVELOP THEIR FINE MOTOR SKILLS

Developing their fine motor skills (that is, their ability to use their hands to perform small actions) allows children to become more independent at things like zipping their coat up or brushing their teeth. It also allows them to explore the world more and express themselves creatively, working in tandem with hand-eye coordination. Read on for some tips from a prep school in Kent on how you can help your child develop their fine motor skills.  Creative activities Give your child as many opportunities as possible to engage in creative activities like painting, colouring and drawing. They will have to…

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Simple Self-Care Tips that will help you as a Busy Mother

Do you feel as though you just aren’t taking care of yourself as well as you could be? Maybe you just feel as though you need to put in the work to start exercising more and eating better. Either way, this is the guide for you. Here you will find out all the ways you could start taking care of yourself, so you can make more educated choices for the future. Source: Pexels (CC0 License) Get Moving It doesn’t matter whether you need to workout more often or whether you simply want to shake up the routine you have now…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ARTS IN SCHOOLS

Not all children are academic and having the opportunity to participate in arts activities will give them the chance to explore their different capabilities. They’ll be able to express themselves in a new way and of course have some fun, which can provide a welcome relief from more rigorous academic subjects. Read on for some more information on the importance of the arts in schools from a drama school in London.  Improved academic performance The skills children learn through studying the arts can boost their progress in more academic subjects and have a knock-on effect in other areas of their…

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TEACHING YOUR CHILD TO OVERCOME OBSTACLES

It can be hard to watch our children struggling with things, but facing hurdles and overcoming them actually builds children’s confidence and prepares them for the future where they’ll no doubt face many challenges. As parents we need to teach our children to face difficulties head-on and learn important lessons from the process which they can take with them into adult life. Here’s some advice from a prep school in Hertfordshire on how you can teach your child to overcome obstacles.  Be a role model Make sure your child sees you approaching and overcoming setbacks and challenges with positivity and…

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EXPLORING GRATITUDE WITH YOUR CHILD

Teaching your child to practice gratitude will help them approach life with a positive mindset and appreciate what they have rather than dwelling on what they lack. Grateful children tend to be happier and feel more fulfilled generally, and deal with setbacks and challenges with confidence and optimism. Read on for some tips from a primary school in Bristol on ways you can explore gratitude with your child.  Demonstrate gratitude The best way to instil a sense of gratitude in your child is to model thankfulness yourself. Try to avoid complaining too much and make sure they see you approaching…

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Bathroom Troubles at Home

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of bathrooms? Hygiene? Decor? Moisture?  Wrong on all three accounts. While there’s no denying that these things matter too, your top priority when it comes to managing bathroom troubles at home is experience. Your puppy Rex lacks experience in the bathroom department, and you’ve been mopping enough to know that much. For young children, the bathroom is also a new and daunting experience, with accidents and mishaps threatening to happen.  So, as a parent and/or a pet owner, what can you do to ease the learning phase and make…

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