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 for Preparing Your Child for Nursery

*collaborative post* When the day comes that you child is to attend nursery for the first time, it’s likely that you’ll be feeling all sorts of emotions. Trepidation for your child as they prepare to enter the first stage of their formal education and excitement as they begin what can be part of some of their happiest childhood memories. Preparing your child for nursery is something that should be approached from a positive standpoint. If you are nervous about it, {Read More}

We made it to the New Year!

So, we’ve finally made it to the New Year! Last term felt like a really long term and we were all desperately ready for the break but we’ve also made some really positive steps since September. So here’s a catch up before they go back to school tomorrow! Isabella Isabella has done really well at school, especially with her reading. She is starting to enjoy the stories a little more now they have a little more to them. But more {Read More}

Nursery Makeover

We weren’t very organised this time round when it came to sorting and decorating the nursery ready for baby number two. I remember for Isabella we had the nursery painted and furniture made up by the April and she wasn’t due until the end of August; this time I was around 36 weeks when we finally got round to painting and putting up the furniture but it wasn’t until I was 38 weeks that we got most of it finished. {Read More}