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Guest Post: The Challenge and Gifts of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability. It can be typified by complications in precise recognition of alphabets, numbers or word which results in poor spelling proficiencies and interpretation. These setbacks cause restrained reading of comprehensions and low reading experience and descent in the learning curve, progression of vocabulary and overall knowledge. Parents with the kids [...]

Teenagers… stop medicalising this phenomenon!

Having a teenager in the house, you often get asked ‘what is that like!?’ The inference is that having a teenager is somehow a medical phenomenon. But when does this labelling stop? In today’s world, we are continually medicalising normal experiences like common childhood anxieties and tensions. Children’s behaviour and mental health are hot topics. […]

How Sport Can Benefit Our Children … even the not so sporty ones !

Debbie Tipton a mother of two, now adult, boys and a teacher by profession, shares her years of experience with an exclusive guest post for mum2sons. I have been involved with a local youth football team for over twenty years, as a parent, supporter, coach, and finally committee member.  As a child I was not […]

A Super Mum’s Guide to Half Term

Thank you Alia at Explore London With Kids for this fantastic half term guide! Alia is mother to two young boys and cofounder of Explore London With Kids. They curate and review the best attractions and upcoming events, incorporating technology, to make it accessible for busy modern parents.  Half term can be a stressful time for parents as they […]