5 Steps to Prepare for Back to School

Help your child have a great school year by following these 5 key steps:  - Keep reading books together during the holidays and the time leading up to when school starts. - Give your child opportunities for creative expression, be it drawing, painting or writing.  - Start having 'school suitable' lunches together before school starts, ...
Choosing the perfect reward for your Children

We all enjoy being acknowledged when we work hard and do well. Adults reward themselves in various ways (perhaps a night out for dinner, a trip to the spa or a child-free day), but it is essential that children also have the opportunity for rewards. In saying this, rewards need to be connected to a ...
Make hygiene fun!

It is essential for children to be learning good hygiene and how to take care of themselves in age-appropriate ways. However, that doesn’t mean that they are always excited to engage in hygiene practices. Luckily Mumzworld is here to make hygiene fun; so your child will be asking to brush their teeth or have a ...
Lunch Boxes, How to Get it Just Right

It might seem silly to think that choosing the right lunch box is an important decision that you should give some thought too, however as a preschool teacher and a firm believer in healthy living and sustainability I have realised that it is an important choice (Read our article Why Choose Organic). So often children ...
Bring Learning Out of the Classroom and Into Your Home

Parents are always asking what they can do at home to support their child’s learning and further advance them academically. While I usually answer with ‘reading and free play is the only thing needed’, I understand that some families want more than that.  So, instead of ignoring those requests, I would rather suggest resources that ...
Top 20 Best Essentials for Back to School

There are so many options when it comes to choosing your back to school essential items, so Mumzworld has done the hard work and research for you to provide a list of the top 20 must have items. 1.Clarks Shoes Buy Now When it comes to choosing school shoes this year, look no further than ...