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Family life in 3D

Family life in 3D

To mark Dyslexia Awareness Week 2014, we asked mother of two Rachel Smith to reflect on the ups and downs of life in a family where husband and son are both dyslexic…

Please don’t stop the music

Please don’t stop the music

Classical pianist James Rhodes is on a mission. He wants all those unused musical instruments out of cupboards and attics and into the hands of children in primary schools across England. Why? Because music is much more than just music – it’s a doorway to a lifetime of opportunity…

Helping your children deal with change – and emerge better for it

Helping your children deal with change – and emerge better for it

We've all been there, standing rather self-consciously in a slightly over-sized new school blazer as our parents snap away with their camera for posterity. And as a new school year gets under way, it’s a scene that will have been played out up and down the country. But change, like moving up to a new school, can be a testing and worrying time and many children will have been hiding a feeling of trepidation behind that fixed grin.

Children and charity

Children and charity

Summer 2014 will be remembered in three simple words. Ice Bucket Challenge. A silly idea that has caught on and generated millions of pounds for charities around the world. How can we capitalise on this new-found excitement? How can we get our children interested and involved in charity? Here are five ideas…

41 days of summer

41 days of summer

The last week of term must rank with the night before Christmas for fever-pitch childhood excitement. But the challenge of entertaining children for 6 full weeks is a daunting one. We’ve come up with a broad mix of games to suit your clan when that first plaintive cry of, ‘I’m bored’ goes up!

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