Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

6 GENETIC DISORDER MYTHS

Sep 19 2017

 

 

There are about 6,000 different known genetic disorders in the world. It is estimated that one in 25 children in the UK is affected by a type of disorder, equating to around 30,000 babies and children being newly diagnosed each year. Some genetic disorders are apparent at birth while others are diagnosed at different stages throughout childhood, and sometimes into adulthood.

 

It is in fact highly likely that every person knows at least one person in their life that has a genetic disorder, yet many people are not aware exactly what a genetic disorder is.

 

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What you can and can’t do during pregnancy

Jun 19 2017

 

Pregnancy can often be a confusing time for women. There are those of us that love training and staying fit and want to continue our routines and it can feel like we are being told to stop completely. Even if you are not usually very active, it can feel like a logical time to start a gentle routine to stay in good shape and feel strong for the upcoming birth, but again, it is difficult to know where to start if you are completely inexperienced.  In this article we aim to give you some general guidelines for pregnancy fitness.

 

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Why it just doesn’t add up – Expert’s advice to improve maths’ skills

Dec 22 2016

Industry expert gives the inside scoop on how to get kids back in the Maths charts. I am a former teacher and creator of education app Maths Rockx and would like to share my advice on how to get kids to love learning again and improve their maths’ skills.

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The 11+ entrance exam journey

Nov 26 2016

It’s wise to start planning early for your child’s move to senior school. Begin by finding out which local schools are available to your child, and consider how far you would consider commuting across London for the right school.

If you are considering selective state or independent schools, it’s essential to have your child academically assessed. This will allow you to find out if they could pass the 11+ (and whether they are likely to thrive in an academically selective senior school).  Good assessment feedback should also include advice on which schools would be a good fit for your child’s ability and academic potential.

If you decide a selective school is right for your child, this is where the journey through the 11+ entrance exam begins!

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Why we have to do less

May 28 2016

Too much to do as parent? How to work smarter, not harder so you can enjoy your kids more.

As a working mum, I wish that my brain hadn’t often felt like a computer with too many tabs open.

Or that it had not got to the point where an essential visit to my GP seemed self-indulgent.

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