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Pros and cons of using a relative for childcare

Pros and Cons of using a relative for childcare

If you have a relative who is able and willing to look after your child while you are out at work, you may be trying to figure out whether or not it’s a good idea. To help you make your decision, The Working Parent has come up with some of the pros and cons of

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Discipline at school and what to expect

Discipline at school and what to expect

All schools need a discipline policy otherwise they wouldn’t be able to function properly. A discipline or behaviour policy is usually written by the head teacher and includes behaviours that are deemed unacceptable as well as the school’s policy for dealing with such conduct. The policy should also include actions that will be taken to

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How to motivate yourself in the morningin the morning

How to motivate yourself in the morning

Do you ever wish you had the get up and go attitude of your children? If your kids are anything like mine, they’re up and ready to explore the new day the second they wake. Parents, on the other hand, often need to hit the snooze button a few times before they’re ready to face

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Childcrae grants

Childcare grant

After you’ve had children your priorities in life can change, especially regarding your choice of career. Sometimes your previous job might not be practical any longer or you could be looking to retrain in a completely new area. For those considering returning to education once you have children, the costs and availability of childcare can

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Preparing your child for their first day at school

Preparing your child for their first day at school

Eek! The day is approaching! Your baby is all grown up and it’s time to start school! How do you go about preparing your child for their first day at school? Practical Skills Infant teachers know that all children develop at different rates, so they will be ready to cope with a range of abilities.

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Back to school blues

September! It marks the return to school after those long summer school holidays. And whilst parents have to restrain themselves from skipping around and high fiving each other, the kids can be quite apprehensive and suffer from back to school blues. Many issues can worry them – let’s have a look at what these issues

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