Helping Your Child with Spelling

Helping Your Child with Spelling

Learning to spell doesn’t happen overnight, it takes time and practise. As a parent, you can help your child with their spelling whilst they’re at home using a variety of methods, but you’ll have to make it fun and interesting.…

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Caring for Elderly Parents When You Have Kids

Caring for Elderly Parents When You Have Kids

With people living longer, and often delaying having children until later life, it’s becoming common for middle-aged people to have both elderly parents and children to worry about. That’s why they’re often called the ‘sandwich generation’, as they can be…

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Dealing With Your Screaming Baby – You’re Not Alone!

Dealing With Your Screaming Baby – You’re Not Alone!

You may not be aware of this but September is Colic awareness month. Infacol were the inspiration behind this and their aim was to help parents and careers swap stories of how they soothed their crying babies. It’s not easy…

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How to help when your wife returns to work after maternity leave

How to help when your wife returns to work after maternity leave

After staying at home to mind the children when they were little, your wife decides that it’s time to return to her career. Perhaps her career is calling her back, or you are both starting to feel the children don’t need her around 24 hours…

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How to support your child’s education as a busy parent

How to support your child’s education as a busy parent

Being a busy parent frequently comes with the inevitable waves of guilt. Having to organise lift-shares with other mums and dads or having to juggle the school run with morning meetings can put a lot of stress on your day-to-day life. This stress…

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Top Tips for Teaching your Kids Maths

Top Tips for Teaching your Kids Maths

Maths can be a difficult subject for many children and even for many adults. However, even if your maths skills aren’t the strongest, there are many ways you can help to teach your child maths at home. Here are 6 top tips from Dover College…

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