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Interview with Anne O’Brien | Bluebell Naming Ceremonies

I caught up with Anne O’Brien from Bluebell Naming Ceremonies to chat about all things baby namings and unity ceremonies. Read on to ...

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Naming Ceremony A to Z Checklist

Congratulations! – you’ve had a baby, or maybe even adopted. Now the dust has a settled (just a little!) and you’re getting ...

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5 Ideas for a Beautiful Autumn Naming Ceremony

Autumn is a lovely time of year for a celebration. The seasons are changing, the light is softening and the air is getting crisp. ...

Education view all >

OLA offers exam-free entry for COVID-hit county

OLA has announced today that the school is cancelling its entrance examination for 2021 pupil intake, to support COVID-19 affected ...

Celebrating Language Education, Babbel to Give Away a £2,000 Scholarship

The language app leader, Babbel, is giving away one scholarship worth £2,000 to one lucky student to support the education of foreign ...

Charity fundraising at St. Mary’s Prep School, Henley on Thames

Children and staff at St. Mary’s Preparatory School, Henley on Thames, came together to support a cause close to their heart on Friday ...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these mental health charities, organisations and support groups can offer ...

Boosting ‘back-to-school’ Immunity for Parents

It’s that time of year again! As you prepare for back-to-school, you may be overlooking an important factor in making the new school ...

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The Luxury of an Accountability Buddy

By Jackie Meek, a qualified life coach with a passion to see mums move from surviving to thriving. The impact and luxury of having an ...

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Easy Ways to do Christmas on a Budget

Christmas can be such an expensive time but there are lots of easy ways you can make your money stretch further and still have a ...

Eat Well, Be Active, Stay Healthy | Top Tips for Kids

This week in The Virtual Explorers Club we have been learning all about how diet and exercise is really important in helping to keep us ...

What Makes the Best Family Car?

Once kids come along your priorities change especially when it comes to what makes the best family car. A two seater sports car isn’t ...

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Win a Family Saver Ticket to Sherdons Adventure Golf

Arrr me hearties, fancy winning yourself a family saver ticket to Sherdons Adventure Golf?  We all need some good ideas up our sleeves ...

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Creative Kids Competition

If you’re anything like me, you’re busy finding easy creative activities for your kids to do at home.  I thought it would ...

Win a Family Day Pass to Cogges

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney has always been a firm favourite with my boys.  To celebrate it’s reopening on Saturday the 14th of ...

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6 Very Useful Life Skills to Teach Your Children

Education is about more than memorising facts and figures. It is about developing essential skills and ways of thinking that play key ...

Things to Do with Your Children During the Lockdown

With most people at home due to the pandemic, children and parents have a lot more time to spend together. While that is a great way of ...

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Sanity-Saving Tips for Taking Kids to the Beach

Although going to the beach with your kids may sound fun, it can be stressful if you do not bring everything they might need. And they ...

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Cakey More Macarons

Ooh la la, move over cupcakes and hello macarons. These dainty Parisian treats are made from two delicate almond meringue biscuits ...

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The Tower Bridge Cat Book Series Mum Review

I was sent these books to review with my almost 4 year old son.  All opinions are my own, created by myself and not subject to third ...

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Review: Comptoir Libanais Veganuary

I’ve popped into Comptoir Libanais in Oxford for coffee and a pastry several times and it’s been on my must visit soon list ...

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How to Celebrate a Special Occasion in Lockdown

Celebrating a special occasion usually involves parties, friends and family gathering together and unique gifts.  With a few changes ...

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Christmas Treats For Football Mad Kids

Shopping For Your Little One This December  Need help finding the perfect present? You won’t be scoring any own goals with these ...

Christmas Gifts and Ideas for Dad 2019

Who’s the most difficult person to buy a Christmas gift for in your family?  For me, it’s always a challenge with what on ...

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