Author: Anna

Work/Life Balance – Does it Exist?

The team at Educational Life discuss the importance of a Work/Life Balance According to my Husband, who is the most opinionated person right now, my poor daughter tried to have a conversation with him about politics, big Mistake! Anyway, according to him, there is no such thing as the work-life balance, it just doesn’t exist there is not enough time to make everything work. He can’t be right, can he? I think there needs to be a work, life balance or at least we must try to have one to find our happy, take last week, for example, work and...

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Walking For Jimmy

In honour of Jimmy’s 25th Birthday, we’d like to announce that we will be taking part in the 21 Bridges Walk for Jimmy on Saturday 27th May 2017. Please take a moment today to look at the For Jimmy website and see if you could get involved. Happy Birthday, Jimmy. Your legacy has made such a difference to this world. Today, our thoughts and love are with some of the most compassionate people we’ve ever had the privilege of knowing, Jimmy’s family. xx    ...

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My Mind is Blown!

Whilst writing an article for the upcoming magazine [I know right?! Not long to go now!]  I needed to do some research about the different social media platforms available to our youngsters. Now, I don’t know if I’m caught in THAT age loop, but I’m approaching the big 3-0 [ssh!] but still, consider myself to be able to relate to people about a decade younger than myself. Well…wasn’t this an exercise in reality! I’m sat here dumbfounded at the difference in the world I grew up in as a teenager and the one our hormonal beauties are struggling through. At...

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Screen Free Week – Board Game Joy!

We’ve had a wonderful few days playing board games during our Screen Free Week time. Today we’re going to do something else – if you’re looking for activities please take a look at our Educational Life Facebook Page event for ideas and downloadable content Screen Free Week Resources So far it’s been wonderful but it has taken some getting used to. How are you finding it? Have a fab day everyone! We asked John why his favourite game is Monopoly and he said, It’s my favourite game…by far. Why? Power. I think you need to be good with numbers to...

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Nostalgia Warning! I’m going to sound really old here! I’m not I promise, just observing changes.

  At the weekend, we settled down with my teenage daughter to watch ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ because she hadn’t seen it. I know, I know huge mum let down. Anyway, she won’t admit it but she laughed out loud and really enjoyed it, which was wonderful to see because I haven’t seen that smile an awful lot recently especially watching TV. We have just endured ’13 Reasons Why’ and for many a reason,  I will come back to talking about our experience of that at a later date. Immediately afterwards the greatest movies of the 90’s was...

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