Preparing for online school interviews

How to prepare your child for an online interview For some parents across the country, the start of a new year coincides with entrance exams for independent schools.  Most common entry points are at 7+, 11+, 13+ and sixth form, with 11+ being the busiest exam period for schools as it is a natural entry point for secondary education. Any parent...

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Top 8 eco-resolutions

Your Top 8 Eco-Resolutions for 2021 Has Lockdown 3.0 put your normal personal new year resolutions on hold?  We take a look at eight ways you can do your bit to help save the planet. In 2019 the world stopped and took notice of Swedish teen Greta Thunberg.  Her eco-activism inspired school strikes and high-profile meetings with world leaders. While...

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New screen time rules for kids post lockdown

New screen time rules for your kids post lockdown Working parents and employees have experienced a significant increase in screen time throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Millions of working parents trapped in their homes have been striving hard to manage their remote jobs. The lockdown phase has been challenging for all, especially parents...

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Lockdown, from burn out to muddling through

Lockdown, from burn out to muddling through In our house we started lockdown a week or so earlier than the rest of UK, our son developed, what in hindsight, was “just a cough” and we started self-isolation on the 17th March. We diligently marked the calendar with our 14 days, my wife was upset that we had to cancel our daughter’s cello exam, while...

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News Release – Parental Choice to support Working Families at Jupiter Asset Management

NEWS RELEASE Parental Choice to support Working Families at Jupiter Asset Management Parental Choice today is delighted to announce a new agreement with Jupiter Asset Management to provide concrete support for its working families.  The partnership will see the investment management company offer a tailored family support package for its UK-based...

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Preparing for school post lockdown

Preparing for school post lockdown As parents we love our children unconditionally, we want to protect them and we are desperate for them to be happy, confident and resilient. The pandemic has created profound uncertainty for us all and this, naturally has an effect on our own and our children’s emotional health. Here are a few tips and reflections...

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7 tips to more productive working from home

Seven tips to help you stay on task while you’re working from home Work from home they said, it would be fun they said. Working from home has become the new normal as a result of COVID-19, but more than four months in are all employees enjoying it and remaining focused and productive? Until now, many people have been working from home whilst juggling...

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Starting nursery – how to prepare your child

Starting nursery – how to prepare your child Starting nursery school is a big step for both children and their parents.  For many it will be the first time they have regular and substantial separation from each other and in addition it marks the beginning of the child’s path towards increasing independence. This often gives rise to mixed...

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Post lockdown – Domestic Abuse – The new epidemic?

Leaving Lockdown – Domestic Abuse – The new epidemic? In England and Wales domestic abuse makes up nearly a quarter of all reported violent crime and we have all heard about the spike in domestic abuse and violence during the recent Covid 19 lockdown. One in four women and one in six men may be experiencing domestic abuse at this time. Home...

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