Smart watch for kids who start become independent

Jul 21 2017

From September, my son will start secondary school. This will mean arriving in time for all his new classes, keeping a schedule of his homework and getting on the bus on his own at some point without being allowed a mobile phone (because of the school ban). A new smart watch for kids is on the market to sort all these problems in one little gadget, the new Assure SOS tracker from Watchovers which offers a fantastic value wearable tech, freedom to the wearer and peace of mind to their family, making it useful for the elderly as well as young children.  

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Family Camping essentials

Jul 19 2017

 

I have recently read a worrying survey published in the Post Office Money annual Parents’ Summer Spending report which shows that parents will spend £468 entertaining their children this Summer. Fun holidays don't need to be so expensive! Recently I went camping at Cornbury Music Festival and I realised how cheap kids' entertainment at family camping can be. Over half of parents (52 per cent) are worried about covering the cost of entertaining their children during the school holidays, but while camping, children can browse freely outdoor and play all day making new friends. That is good-old-times type of fun which is great for developing social skills that our urban children seem to lack (none excluded). Family camping essentials that came useful during my wild experience include the following items.  

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Film review: Dunkirk

Jul 18 2017

 

Christopher Nolan’s latest film Dunkirk, released in UK cinemas on 21 July 2017, won't disappoint those people who love war drama movies. It's a very powerful visualisation of how a day as a private during WW2 could have looked like.  It also features an incredible British ensemble cast including Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead and Harry Styles. One to watch on a grey Sunday afternoon. 12+ kids will enjoy that too particularly if they love history.
 

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