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6 Top Tips to Prevent Head Lice When The Kids Go Back To School

Do you dread the first note of the new school year letting you know that someone in your child's class has head lice? We...
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Dept of Education to Give Extra School Holidays For Tired Teachers

The Department of Education has announced that they are to give extra school holidays for tired teachers. In a dramatic move to try to tackle...
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Top Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Parent Teacher Meeting

Most schools arrange an annual parent-teacher meeting, often called a parent teacher conference. Having gone through many years of these meetings with both of...
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10 Practical Gift Ideas For Teachers This Christmas

Are you stuck for what to give your child's teacher or scout/guide leader or crèche teacher as a thank you present? (No, not another...

Dear Parent, From Teacher – A Poem for Starting School

This beautiful Poem for Starting School - 'Dear Parent' is from the book 'A Teacher's Insight' by Leonie Roberts. It is written to reassure parents...

8 Delicious Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

If your house is anything like mine on a weekday morning then breakfast is probably a fairly manic and stressful mealtime experience that is...
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44 Simple Ways to Save Money on Back To School

Back to School is a costly time for families with children needing new books, uniforms, stationery, shoes, bags, lunch boxes.... not to mention school...

9 Pitfalls to Avoid When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Go To School

“I don’t want to go to school!”. Words that can make a parent’s stomach feel like a roaring fire and a cold wobbly jelly...