7 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Garden Shed

*Collaborative Post* A garden shed is one of the many small additions that you can make to your home to add to its convenience. A garden shed can be a great place to store items and tools you routinely use around the house. It can also make for a perfect place to work on small or major projects, and could even add to the garden’s decor.  It all depends on whether you pick the right one, however. There are also {Read More}

Zen Design for a Better Night`s Sleep

*Collaborative Post* Originating from Japan, the Zen philosophy focuses on creating balance, harmony, and relaxation through meditation practice. Zen principles benefit from increased popularity, and they became even more appreciated during the pandemic. Although not an interior design style itself, Zen also moved into our private spaces, as we were all seeking to control our lives during stressful times better. With interior design styles such as Japandi, Wabi-Sabi, and Minimalist at their pick, a Zen home is meant to be {Read More}

What To Do If Your Heating Switches Off Suddenly?

*collaborative post* You rely on the heater in your home to keep the place warm and comfortable. There are times though when you have concerns. Something isn’t working as it should, and that means no heat. Not only will the home be cold and uncomfortable, but you could end up with frozen pipes! When your heat switches off suddenly, it can be the result of a minor issue or something more extensive. Do your best to troubleshoot and resolve the {Read More}

The Benefits of House Systems in Schools

*Collaborative Post* House systems within schools are an element of excellent pastoral care and a conventional characteristic of British schools. Traditionally, a “House” referred to a boarding house and the system was usually associated with the more reputable English schools, but nowadays they are popular in Government-funded day schools, as well as private day and boarding schools. Houses are a way of dividing pupils into groups, creating smaller communities within the wider whole, while promoting healthy competition amongst pupils. Each {Read More}

Practising Creative Writing with Your Child

*Collaborative Post* Helping your child to develop their creative writing skills is very beneficial for them because it will support their learning in other ways. For instance, it will give them an opportunity to expand on their vocabulary, thus making them a better communicator, while also exercising their imagination. Here are some tips from an independent college in London on how you can practise creative writing with your child at home. First of all, you should bear in mind that {Read More}

How to Raise a Science Lover

*Collaborative Post* Science is an important school subject and one that can lead to a range of excellent career opportunities for your child once they have graduated. With that said, you may be wondering how you can help your child find an interest in science from a young age so that they have more of a head-start in lessons. I have teamed up with an independent school in Surrey to offer you some advice. Talk About Science Science is all {Read More}

Helping Your Child Transition from Nursery to “Big School”

*Collaborate Post* Nursery is great for a child’s social and academic development, and it prepares them somewhat for “big school”. However, the transition can still feel quite intimidating to both the child and their parents, as it’s a huge milestone that will bring various changes. With that in mind, it’s important for parents to try and help their child feel more comfortable about the move to their new school, using the following tips from a nursery in North London. Make {Read More}

Top Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

*collaborative post* Becoming pregnant is a straightforward road for many women, but others face complications that make it a more difficult journey. Being prepared and understanding your fertility may help with your chances of conceiving and giving birth to a healthy baby. Here’s some advice from a fertility clinic in London on how to prepare your body for pregnancy. First of all, it would be wise to book an appointment with your GP so that you can have a full {Read More}

Top tips for getting your home loan approved

*collaborative post* Buying a new house is probably the biggest financial commitment you will ever go through, therefore you may need a home loan or mortgage to help you out. Home loans are easily accessible no matter where you live in the world, especially in China. But there are a number of things that you need to do in order for your loan to get approved. So here are the top tips for getting your home loan approved. Know how {Read More}

Worried About Shopping Safely? Here’s What To Look Out For In A Post-Pandemic World

*collaborative post* Keeping your family safe is always a priority, but it’s been particularly essential over the last year or so. The pandemic has caused more terror than we ever imagined, and it’s going to be a while before we can truly forget about it. While it’s great that restrictions are lifting and normality is slowly returning, it’s natural for any parent to still be scared about going out. No one wants to catch something that they could potentially pass {Read More}