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The Year of Engineering is a Government campaign that sets out to change our perceptions of engineering. It shows parents all kinds of things that engineering incorporates, that it’s a creative, varied career that shapes the world around us. Many children are natural engineers, using skills like problem-solving and curiosity about the world to make…

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It’s not scary: 4 benefits of home education

Home education is becoming more popular with many families taking their children out of school or not sending them in the first place. Celebrities like Stacey Solomon and Nadia Sawahla have talked about their decisions to home educate their children and some BritMums members have home education blogs or talk about home education from time…

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Santa Claus and the Night Before Christmas

Christmas is a great time to go to the theatre as a family. We sent Kate Davis Holmes, BritMums’ social media maven, and her family to review Santa Claus and the Magical Christmas Journey — a production that broke records last year. This enchanting Christmas experience returns to four venues with a brand new adventure…

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Save the Children’s Den Day – build a better world.

Get your kids to unleash their imaginations and build amazing Dens to raise money for Save the Children’s lifesaving work. By taking part you’ll help make life better for children around the world Save the Children is launching Den Day, a super-fun family fundraiser which invites the British public to pick a date between 29th…

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How to sponsor a cat with Cats Protection charity

Cats Protection is a national charity that looks after lots of lovely kittens and cats that are in need. We sent our Charity Editor, Kate on a family visit to find out more. Kate comments: “We were really impressed with the cleanliness and facilities for the cats. They had indoor and outdoor space and had…

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Take the 10-minute challenge to improve your heart health

Fallen off the wagon from your ‘healthy living’ New Year’s resolution? Don’t worry, so have most of us. In fact almost a fifth (18%) of people told the British Heart Foundation (BHF) that when they set goals for improving their lifestyle, they usually fail. We know that parents are more time-strapped than most people and…

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