Talking To Children About Discrimination – 20 Resources for Parents

The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and recent tragedies, along with the latest news and media, have had a huge impact on the conversations we are having at home with our children. For a lot of parents, they are reaching out online and to other parents for advice, to learn about the mov
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Less Screen Time, More Reading! Books and Audiobooks

Recent studies have shown that screen time, including television, tablet, and smart phone, for children ages 2-10 is on the rise. The rapidly advancing technology, combined with the COVID-19 crisis lockdown, has more children than ever turning to their devices as a source of entertain
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The Importance of Family this Father’s Day

The definition of the word family can mean many things. However, we can perhaps agree that words to describe family should include; love, compassion and support.
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There’s Mindfulness in Nature

Spring is the perfect time to engage more proactively with nature. As the world begins to bloom and blossom outside, introduce your children to the delights of planting and growing. Gardening takes planning, decision making, effort, attention, time and a lot of patience. Do not be dis
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Activities for Parents and Little Ones to do at Home during the Coronavirus Pandemic

With the current Coronavirus pandemic, parents are adding the role of full-time educator to their long list of responsibilities. This unique time can be very rewarding but also very challenging.  At Bright Little Stars, we are really missing our families and we are trying our best to
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The Truths and the Dos and Don’ts of Private School Applications

It can be one of the most stressful roles as a parent, when the time comes to make the decision on which schools to make applications to. Here at BLS we are in the unique position of having Gill Baldemor as our Head of Teaching & School Relationships to support our parents with th
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Mental Health and Well-Being

In a world where mental health and well-being are being fully recognised as paramount for each and every individual, we at Bright Little Stars are doing all we can to support the little ones  in our care to begin to recognise their emotions and to be able to self-regulate their behavi
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The Best Start to the New Year for you and your Family

The holiday season is behind us and the New Year has already begun. As we settle back into our routine of work or nursery/school, it’s important to remember those goals that we have set for ourselves for this New Year. Whether your goal was to become healthier or better organised, kee
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Special Time of Year For Everyone

There are many things we like about the holidays and, while they mean something different to everyone, they still symbolise hope for humankind around the world. It doesn’t matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali or another festival, the holiday season is a time of year whe
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The Importance of Parental Involvement in Learning

How involved are you in your child’s early education? Do you practise home learning that provides a good foundation for the next stage of their learning journey? Or do you involve yourself with their nursery environment, ensuring that they are well cared for and that the nursery you c
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