Prior to having my kids, I was a teacher. I longed to help my children succeed in school, but realised that much of this came down to parental input. Now I'm a parent, I get to put some of my ideas into practice. And the best part? I get to share them with you! Here are my very best tips to help … [Read more...] about 5 WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL
Education is a hugely broad term for one of the main things we do with and for our children - whether at school, home or both. Here are some thoughts and tips on engaging with this aspect of our children's lives.
It was never meant to be the case. The kids and I often walked past the fag-smoking, obscenity-shrieking parents at drop-off or pick-up time, but I knew we'd not be living here when the time came to make a Decision. As a teacher, the school did provoke my curiosity - but there was no point wasting … [Read more...] about WHY I’M SENDING MY CHILD TO A SCHOOL IN SPECIAL MEASURES