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  • Car Seat Safety

    Car Seat Safety

    Choosing a car seat for your child can feel like a minefield. Read our blog which provides information on the various options.

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  • Getting ready for SATs exams

    Getting ready for SATs exams

    Week commencing 14th May is the week that SATs exams will be sat by our 10-11 year old children in mainstream primary school. OK Our Kids offer some ideas on how to help your child cope with exam stress.

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  • Easter Holidays

    Easter Holidays

    Days out over the school holidays can be great fun but sometimes we need a bit of inspiration for where to go or what to do. OK Our Kids take the opportunity to suggest some ideas for activities to get involved in which won’t break the bank.

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  • World Book Day

    World Book Day

    Having the opportunity to enjoy reading books with our children can be a great way of developing lots of areas of learning. OK Our Kids shares ways to celebrate World Book Day.

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  • Internet Safety Week – Just whose responsibility is it?

    So Internet Safety Week is upon us again. This wonderful, powerful, eye opening and educational resource comes at a price – as we know too well. So how can we reach a happy medium and enjoy this vehicle and all its merits without fear for the safety of our children?
    The key – everyone needs to play their part in making the internet safer.

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  • Managing children’s expectations at Christmas

    Christmas is certainly the highlight of many children’s calendars. The excitement can start early on and continues to grow and grow until the big day itself. Expectations, if not managed effectively, can also grow and grow and it’s important to help children understand what is realistic at Christmas.

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  • Crowdfunding: The Basics

    Crowdfunding is a means of raising money by asking a large number of people to donate a little bit of money each. It is a phenomenon that has grown hugely in the last 10 years and one that the charity sector has taken successfully under its wing in partnership with the internet.

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  • How can businesses benefit from supporting a local charity?

    How can businesses benefit from supporting a local charity?

    Local charities often struggle to raise sufficient funds to help those in need and it’s a continual struggle to find funding. There are many ways in which you can support local charities – you can give practical assistance or expertise, hold or sponsor fundraising events, consider offering special discounts to those associated with your charity or donating a percentage donation of a particular product. However, supporting a local charity have a very positive impact on your business both by way of profile and improvement in employee engagement.

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  • Helping with Back to School Anxieties

    Helping with Back to School Anxieties

    Starting a new academic year can be daunting for a number of reasons and back to school anxiety is a very common complaint and to a degree, normal. Transition can be a difficult time, be it starting school for the first time, going to a new school or moving classes within a school. But what’s the best way to deal with these worries? What are the most common causes for concern? And are there ways we can help alleviate the stress of going back to school?

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  • Summer Fun Ideas for Families that are easy on the Pocket!

    Summer Fun Ideas for Families that are easy on the Pocket!

    With the summer holidays now upon us, we thought we’d investigate some of the local activities for children and families that will entertain without breaking the bank! We were pleasantly surprised to find that there are a wide range of things to choose from including Pond Dipping in Bedgrove Park, a free day out at Stowe Landscape Gardens, a trip round the recycling factory at Wolverton or taking a ride on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railways, where kids can travel for a Quid. There are indoor and outdoor activities galore, so when the children have got bored with being off school, check out some of these suggestions and enjoy time out with the family. Don’t forget to send us some photos of your fun days out and share with us on our Facebook page.

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