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Toys for six year olds

I can spend hours in a department store - I will wander from department to department enjoying looking at different sections of the store. I browse, I smell toiletries, try on clothes, look at

Tutorfair Website

How tutoring can help your child

Although term is just ending we need to remember that learning takes places not just in a classroom.  Whether you are about to go on your travels or are having a staycation your children will still be

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Bratz are back

Bratz Are Back Last week I headed to London and to the Sanderson Hotel especially to see the launch of the new Bratz Dolls.  Now I remember the Bratz dolls the first time around and my now 15 year

Tiggly Review

Tiggly Review

Tiggly is the new kid on the block when it comes to helping your children to be smart which is why I agreed to carry out this Tiggly review . Erin loves the iPad and will use it for all manner of


Schools out!

Suitcases down from the loft (well actually I didn't put them away after Corsica), travel documents printed, magazines to keep the children occupied during the trip and sweets bought so ears don't pop


Cornbury Festival Review

I am rather late to the whole festival thing but I'm glad to say that I'm catching up after going to my first festival with the family last weekend.  Cornbury Festival is held not far from me in the

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