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Having a Moment // Roblox

You’ve probably heard your kids talking about it – you may have even played it yourself. We’re talking Roblox, the online game that has got kids, particularly primary school-aged kids, totally hooked. To give us the low-down on all of the things that parents of Roblox-loving children should be aware of, we’ve brought in Jane Webster, experienced social media specialist and founder of Code9 Parent – an organ ...

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Building the Foundations for a Successful Reader // Rhyming

When we think of reading, we think of someone holding a book or a newspaper or these days an iPad or even a phone, but the foundations for reading, the crucial skills that are required for readers to be successful don't actually contain any actual ‘print’ (visual words or letters). Early/foundation skills for reading actually start with ‘hearing’ or a term you may have heard a before, phonological awareness ...

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Creative Cactus Collage

Art is a fantastic way for kids of all ages, and adults too, to relax, unwind, and get reflective!! There is a real satisfaction in simple acts such as drawing, cutting, and glueing, as in this fun no-mess project. Suitable for kids from 4 yrs and up – a great project for little kids to practice their scissor skills, and improve fine-motor skills. This can be as simple, or as decorative and detailed as you ...

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Does Being too Busy Mean Going Nowhere?

In today’s world, busy is all we know. We busy ourselves with this and that, with children, school, work, home life and more often we are so busy being busy we don’t notice the little things. There seems to be a zillion things keeping us busy and so much so we don’t know where to begin or which one to tackle first. We end up in a state of procrastination, spiralling down towards a debilitating stuckness. Mo ...

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Recipe // Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice Block

As well as adding vegetables to smoothies, they can also find their way into ice blocks. The avocado in this smoothie (as long as you use one that’s not too big) is undetectable and even though my kids aren’t keen on avo as is, they absolutely love this creamy dairy-free Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice block. Ingredients 400ml coconut milk Generous handful baby spinach 1 medium-sized avocado ½ cup sweetener (rice ...

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Recipe // Vietnamese Meatball Soup

This Vietnamese Meatball Soup is a delicious, fuss-free meal that is both nutritious and healing. Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 4 cm piece ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, finely grated or crushed 3 cups chicken bone broth/ stock 400 ml coconut milk 1 tablespoon turmeric, ground 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon coconut sugar 4 kaffir lime leaves, vein removed and thinly sliced 6-8 spring o ...

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Colour Me Happy // Humpback Whale

haven contributor and artist extraordinaire Mrs Red has put together a colouring-in sheet especially for haven readers, with this editions animal theme in mind! Click here to download your free copy. ...

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Free Printable // Father’s Day Colour-In

Want to give your dad something extra special this Father’s Day? Download our FREE Father’s Day colour in - colour it in and let him know how much he means to you by writing a message on the back - he’ll cherish it forever. click to download ...

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Recipe // Kim Chi Fried Rice

Fried rice is such a quick and easy meal that my whole family loves. I often make a double batch that my kids love cold for lunch the next day. The kim chi adds a really nice acidity and is great for supporting digestive health. Serves 4 Ingredients Splash peanut or olive oil 3 free-range or organic eggs, beaten 2 rashers bacon, diced 1 red onion, peeled & finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp fi ...

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Career Unclear?

It’s hard enough being a teenager without the pressure of choosing a career for life. But it doesn't have to be so hard. Young children dream of becoming astronauts, firemen, adventurers and princesses. In primary school, they imagine themselves as movie stars, elite athletes and brain surgeons. By the time they turn 15, job titles become less defined as the fear of how to acquire them kicks in. Prestige Se ...

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