November 1, 2014

5 Time-Saving Strategies for the College Crowd

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    University is a busy time in your life, and sometimes the daily chores, the lectures, part-time jobs, parties and everything else can make it feel like you don’t have the time to focus properly on your studies. If so, there are a number of ways that you can save time and get more […]

How to Help Your Children Choose a College Course

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    Your children are ready to fly the nest and embark on a college or university degree. This can be a daunting time for parents. But, it can be an exciting time for your children. As a supportive parent, you want to make sure that they are getting the best from their education. You […]

When playing and learning go hand in hand

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    Today, play and learning tend to be treated as two very different activities, but in the past play behaviour developed as a means of learning. Combining them again means that children can come to see learning not as a chore but as something that is fun and engaging, something they actively want to […]

Help your child prepare for exams

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    Exams are rarely easy for children. They can result in stress, severe anxiety attacks and even a loss of appetite. Make sure that you keep your child on track through this often challenging time with the following advice.   Extra prep Exam study is a skill that comes with time and experience, it […]

Top 3 Educational Gifts for Kids

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Knowing what to buy your child for their birthday isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Whilst there’s a great deal to choose from it can often feel as if we’re a little spoilt for choice. So, if you’re a parent who’s struggling to know where to start then this is the blog for you. […]

6 Reasons Why I Decided to Study for my Degree as a Thirty-Something Mum-of-13

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    It was about a year ago that Mike and I stopped off for a rare coffee together while running errands, and it was during this quick rendezvous that I decided to run my thoughts by him. Ever my sounding board, his opinion is the only one which matters to me. He knows me […]

Why Audiobooks Are Great for Kids

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    Audiobooks are perfect for those that want to escape from the stresses of daily life. Taking the time to read with children can be difficult, especially with our hectic lifestyles but it is so important that we take the time to help develop our children’s love affair with the literary world. Many children’s […]

Importance of Post-Secondary Education

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    Post-secondary education is also known as higher education or tertiary education. It is any type of education that takes place after high school or secondary education. Post-secondary education may vary from undergraduate programs; post graduate programs, vocational training programs among others. These are mainly offered in either universities or colleges or institutions that […]

Future of Education

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    Education has a long history and it has developed with time, with olden education involving the basics of life. People in the olden days were taught about their cultures and what was expected from each member of the society. The education was informal and mostly involved learning different arts through observations. This has […]

What Is Distance Learning And How It Can Benefit You

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    Distance learning has come on leaps and bounds in recent times. If you want to have complete freedom and flexibility, while learning a new subject, distance learning may just be the right option for you. What is Distance Learning? Distance learning is a term that is used to describe an educational program that […]

Answering questions on risking my life, how our family plans to integrate into society and ‘home university’

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    Last night Channel 4 re-ran the first of our two episodes of ’16 Kids and Counting’. Once more we’ve had several lovely emails and messages, but one person in particular voiced their somewhat anxious – perhaps even angry – concerns in the comments over on this post on our site here. As Gill […]

Sew, a needle pulling thread… the large family way!

Libby concentrates...

    Eddie is our resident crafter. He always has several projects on the go and his creativity and imagination knows no bounds. This morning he set about making himself an eye mask.     As with pretty much anything in this house, curious siblings quickly gathered to see what was going on and whether […]

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