Top 12 activities for Half term!

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Half term is round the corner, and we understand your need to ensure that your kids are productive and busy! With that in mind, here’s our count down of fun events in London to keep the kids entertained this half term.

Key things to look for in half term activities

For half term activities, it is very important to ensure that the you find events that are easy to get to and worthwhile for all the children. We have attempted to collate a list of things to do … Continue reading

Surrogacy Laws change for single parents

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Surrogacy laws, which prevent single people from claiming full parental rights, are to be changed following a decision by the Family Division of the high court.

The case stems from a ruling in a case where a single man who had fathered a child with an American surrogate, was not allowed to have parental responsibility for the child.

The child, referred to as Z, was born to a surrogate using the man’s sperm and a third party donor egg.

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008, currently … Continue reading

BBCFood and Your Children

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The BBC have announced that they will be having a major shake-up of online services, which will include the archiving of some 11,000 recipes currently hosted at BBCFood. They will also integrate Newsbeat into main BBC World News and redeploying iWonders resources.

BBCFood closure and how it effects you

This has caused something of an outrage among the loyal users of the BBC. Fear not – its not as bad as it first seems. BBCFood is a different product to BBC Good Food, which is a … Continue reading

SATs test leaks – A bigger question looming?

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According to government sources a primary school exam has been accidentally leaked twice in the last 3 weeks.  In April, the Government was forced to pull the national spelling test after the leak. And now, in May, a marking website which operates behind password protection published the SATs paper, which a “rogue marker” subsequently attempted to leak to a journalist.

Data security is paramount to centralised government testing systems as it is vital that children are assessed on a level playing field. But now that the future … Continue reading

Affordable family day outs in London!

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London can be expensive, especially with kids, and as the summer approaches the demand for entertainment, trips and ice cream increases ten-fold. We are very conscious of the need to ensure your children are getting the most out of the city, while you aren’t feeling the pinch paying for it. So we’ve put together some handy ideas for fun yet affordable family day outs. (We’ve generally tried to price everything on the basis that it’ll be 2 adults and 2 kids taking part, but we’ll offer breakdowns … Continue reading

Best of Twitter – #MumProblems

Moms tweet

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So we all know how hard mums work, but twitter gives us an insight into some of the more bizarre situations that can arise daily when you’re a mum. From the rigorous, to the hilarious and all the way to the gross, we think Mums on twitter are great and we know the feeling (on most – Not number 2!). Check out Our MumProblems below!

1 – When you feel like that mountain of work is never going away

Four loads of baby clothes and … Continue reading