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Are we over-testing our children?

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There is a feeling among many that the tests children are required to take at primary school in England are overly complex and a source of “unnecessary” pressure on children at too young an age. On the contrary, the Government says testing is an important part of ensuring that children master the basics of reading, writing ...

My Life as a Succesful Working Mother

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Founder and CEO of “An Inspirational Journey”, Heather Jackson embodies what many of us see as a successful working mother. But each of us sees success in a different way, so we asked Heather herself what she thought being a success was and how did she define it. “First question I asked myself when asked ...

The Voice of Experience for Working Mothers

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  Society and people’s working lives are very different now than a generation ago when our parents were trying to combine their career and family lives. To be a working mother was still relatively the exception, rather than the rule and the concept of equality in the workplace as well as at home was only just beginning...

Congratulations you are pregnant!!! What’s next?

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This article has been written for Parental Choice by Arezou Rezvani, a private midwife, with many years’ experience on helping mothers to be as well as new mothers in their first few weeks of motherhood.   Once your pregnancy is confirmed, you will need to see your GP to get a referral to the hospital ...

The Juggling Games

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  I first met Laura Tenison, founder of JoJo Maman Bébé, the year in which she was awarded Veuve Cliquot Business Woman of the Year. What struck me was her outstanding energy and passion for what she did. What impressed me even more was that she was also a mother of two. She truly inspired me, ...