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Everyone wants their kids to do well in school and move onto a great career. Sometimes, that’s difficult. Your kids just mightn’t be interested in school or learning. You don’t need to settle for that, though. You could promote a love for learning in your kids much easier than you could’ve thought.

Using five top tips should be more than enough to do this. While it’ll still take a little time and effort, your kids will end up having a noticeable passion for learning. They should do much better in school because of that.

With how important school is for your kids, it’s worth putting some effort into a few specific areas. They’ll be back to school and loving it before you know it.

How To Promote A Love For Learning In Your Kids: 5 Top Tips

1. Provide Hands-On Experiences

Some people - even kids - find it hard to learn from reading or being told about it. Having hands-on experiences is much better for them. Not only will it make it easier to learn something, but it makes everything much more enjoyable.

If there are any ways you can turn a lesson into a hands-on experience, then it’s more than worth doing. Your child will have a better time with it, and they’ll be more likely to remember what they’re supposed to be learning. Being involved in this also makes it more enjoyable for you, so there’s no reason not to try it.

2. Find Their Learning Style

Children don’t all learn the same ways. Some have different learning styles than others, and you’ll need to know what works best for your child. By figuring this out, you can tailor how they learn, and they’ll be able to study much more effectively.

The three main learning styles are:

  • Visual learning

  • Auditory learning

  • Kinesthetic learning

Once you know which category your child falls into, you can help them learn better, and they could be much more interested in it. While it takes a little effort, it’s more than worth it.

3. Make Learning Fun

One of the easiest ways to promote a love for learning in your kids is to make it as fun as possible. There are countless ways you can do this, with more than a few of them standing out. Using the right tools and resources when you’re doing this can be a great option.

Generation Genius has more than a few of these, and you can click here if your child needs to learn about the seasons. The funner this is, the more likely it is your kids will look forward to it. They’ll be asking to do more studying in no time, so there’s no reason not to put a little effort into this.

4. Be Supportive

One of the main reasons anyone falls out of love with learning is they could feel pressured into it. That often leads to anxiety about it. One of the more effective ways of getting around this is by being as supportive as possible when you’re getting them to learn. Encourage your child rather than forcing them to study.

Show them you appreciate the effort they’re putting into it rather than just the results they’ll get in an exam, for example. The more supported they feel about this, the more likely it is they’ll end up loving to learn again.

5. Discover Their Passions

Sometimes, your child won’t like studying and learning because they don’t have an interest in or passion for whatever they’re studying. You can work around this by finding what they are passionate about, though. While this could take a little time, it’ll be more than worth it.

Once they’re learning about something they’re passionate about, they’ll get more and more interested in it. That rubs off on learning as a whole, and they could become more interested in learning about other things, too. It’ll be more than worth putting the effort into.

How To Promote A Love For Learning In Your Kids: Wrapping Up

If you want to promote a love for learning in your kids, you might think you’ll have to put a lot of time and effort into it. While there’ll be some of that involved, it shouldn’t be as complicated as you could think. All you’d need is the right tips and tricks, and you’ll see your kids loving it in no time.

Focusing on their passions, finding their learning style, and making learning fun - among other tips - will be quite helpful with this. With a little time, you’ll even see them doing better in school. There shouldn’t be anything getting in your way.

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A makeover can be a great way to refresh your look and boost your confidence. Whether you're looking to update your hairstyle, revamp your wardrobe, or just give yourself a fresh new look, there are a few key steps you can take to make sure your makeover is a success. 

Here are eight simple steps to help you do a makeover:

  1. Define your style 

The first step in any makeover is to figure out what your personal style is. Take some time to think about the kind of clothes you like to wear, the colours and patterns you're drawn to, and the overall vibe you want to project. Look for inspiration in fashion magazines, on social media, or from celebrities whose style you admire. Once you have a clear idea of your style, you can start to build a plan for your makeover.

  1. Assess your current look 

Take a critical look at your current style and ask yourself what's working and what's not. Are there certain clothes or hairstyles that you wear out of habit but don't really love? Are there any items in your wardrobe that are outdated or don't fit well anymore? Take note of anything that needs to go and anything that you want to keep.

  1. Declutter your wardrobe 

Before you can start building a new wardrobe, you need to get rid of anything that no longer fits, is outdated, or you simply don't wear anymore. Go through your closet and create three piles: keep, donate, and toss.

  1. Invest in basics 

Once you've decluttered your wardrobe, it's time to start building a new one. Invest in high-quality basics that will form the foundation of your new wardrobe. This might include items like a classic white shirt, a pair of well-fitting jeans, a tailored blazer, and a little black dress.

  1. Add statement pieces 

Once you have your basics in place, it's time to add some statement pieces that reflect your personal style. This might include bold patterns, bright colours, or unique accessories. These pieces will add interest to your wardrobe and help you stand out from the crowd.

  1. Experiment with hairstyles 

A new hairstyle can be a great way to refresh your look. Consider trying a new cut or colour that complements your face shape and skin tone. Look for inspiration in magazines or online and bring photos to your stylist to ensure you get the look you want.

  1. Update your makeup 

Makeup can also be a powerful tool in a makeover. Consider trying new shades of lipstick, eyeshadow, or blush that complement your skin tone and enhance your features. Remember to invest in CeraVe to keep your skin healthy too.

  1. Embrace your new look 

Once you've completed your makeover, it's time to embrace your new look and show it off to the world. Take pride in the time and effort you've put into your new style and enjoy the confidence that comes with looking and feeling your best.

There you go! 

A makeover can be a great way to refresh your look and boost your confidence. By defining your style, assessing your current look, decluttering your wardrobe, investing in basics, adding statement pieces, experimenting with hairstyles, updating your makeup, and embracing your new look, you can create a style that is uniquely yours and that makes you feel beautiful and confident.

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 Students benefit greatly from being able to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios during field trips, which are an integral part of the American educational system. There are many different kinds of history trips that schools can take, but those that focus on history are particularly important and ought to be promoted. The importance of heritage places cannot be overstated, as they constitute an intrinsic component of our everyday life. The following are a few reasons why field trips to historical locations should be encouraged in schools.

To begin, seeing historic locations offers a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity that just can't be duplicated in a traditional classroom setting. Students get the opportunity to engage with history, culture, and tradition in a concrete and immersive manner through going on field trips to historical sites. For instance, a trip to a museum can provide students with a visual and sensory experience by allowing them to see and touch things from the past. On the other hand, a trip to a historic site can provide students with an insight into how people lived in the past. Students benefit not only from an increase in their general knowledge from these types of activities, but also from a more profound awareness and comprehension of the past.

Second, field trips to historical sites provide children the chance to get in touch with their own heritage and family tree. Students who originate from regions that are steeped in history and have a strong cultural heritage may find that a trip to a heritage site gives them a sense of agency and pride in their home areas. Students can benefit from these kinds of travels by cultivating a sense of pride in their culture and heritage, which, in turn, can have a positive effect on the students' sense of identity and their level of self-esteem.

Lastly, traveling to historical sites can be an effective means of fostering cross-cultural understanding and tolerance. Students can gain a better understanding of the traditions, beliefs, and values of other societies through travel to the heritage sites of those other nations. This, in turn, can help diminish stereotypical beliefs and encourage tolerance as well as respect for various forms of variety.

Last but not least, field tours to historic sites can be an effective strategy to encourage continuous education. It is possible to instill in pupils an interest in history and culture that will remain with them for the rest of their lives if they are given the opportunity to become familiar with the diverse cultural traditions of both their local communities and the wider world. These kinds of tours have the potential to encourage students to pursue jobs in subjects related to heritage, such as archaeology, history, or museum studies.

In conclusion, field trips in the classroom to cultural landmarks are an important component of education that ought to be promoted. These tours provide a one-of-a-kind educational experience, assist students connect with their cultural roots, promote international understanding and tolerance, and inspire students to continue their education throughout their lives. As a result of this, teachers and administrators at schools should make field visits to cultural heritage sites a priority as a component of their institution's educational program and work to ensure that all students have the opportunity to interact with their own history and cultural background.

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At the beginning of every year, we like to set ourselves some goals or challenges. One of the most common of which is to try and lose weight. You want to become a healthier version of yourself, and should be applauded for that. Unfortunately, you’ve been trying to lose weight for a while - or you tried before in the past - and the results just aren’t there. You’re following workout plans and you’ve got a diet nailed down, yet the pounds just are not leaving your body. 
Why is this happening? In 99% of cases, it’s down to one of these reasons: 

You’re not moving enough
Sure, you’re following a diet, but that’s only half of the weight loss equation. In the simplest way possible, you will lose weight by burning more calories than you take in. A diet helps you restrict the calories entering your body. However, this won’t mean you start burning more calories. 
If you’re not active enough, you can still consume more calories than you burn - or the same amount. Sometimes, you’re burning a tiny bit less, but not enough to have an impact. The solution is simple; be more active. Start walking more and spend less time stationary. This will help you burn extra calories to push you over the weight loss line. 

You’re eating too many snacks
Again, you’ve got a fairly decent diet in the sense that your meals are planned out and healthy. You’re also being active, so why are you still failing to lose weight? In many cases, it’s down to what you eat between meals. 
You think your diet is healthy, but you’re snacking on things that are really high in calories. Packs of crisps, a chocolate bar here and there - even some nut bars are high in calories! You don’t think about the snacks as real food because they aren’t part of your meals. But, they add extra calories to your daily intake, meaning you’re not going to lose weight. Cut down on snacks - eat fruit or veg instead. Something like sliced cucumber or carrot sticks will fill you up but won’t contain many calories

You’re too inconsistent
Finally, the biggest reason people don’t lose weight is inconsistency. You exercise and are really good with your diet for a week, maybe even a month or two. Then, you stop. For whatever reason, you start working out infrequently and turn to more and more snacks. A lack of consistency means you are never going to see positive results. 
Try to find the motivation to keep on track. The idea isn’t just to reach a weight-loss goal but to maintain it and continue living a healthy life. Consider looking into personal training for weight loss if you’re really struggling. Working with a trainer could help you develop more motivation to carry on going until you see results. 

If you’re one of those people that avoids working out because you’ve tried it before and never lost weight, this post is for you. Understand the main reasons you aren’t losing weight and you can work on fixing them. After all, it’s a pretty simple equation: consume fewer calories than you burn, and you will lose weight.

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If you're struggling for Christmas gift ideas for your mum then this post is full of great suggestions. There's something for every personality.

A Calendar*

Every busy mum needs a family calendar to keep on top of where everyone needs to be. Calendar Club have a huge range of family planner calendars. They have ones that are themed with Disney, animals, gardens and much more. Family planner calendars are great as they have multiple rows or columns for adding in family members. Being a big Disney fan, one of my favourite ones is this Thomas Kinkade 17 month family calendar. You can view the full range of calendars here, Calendars.

A unique piece of Jewellery*

Every mum deserves to feel special so a unique but beautiful item of jewellery from Lily Blanche would make a perfect gift to unwrap on Christmas Day. They have lovely necklaces, earrings, rings and much more but they also have lockets which make a great, personalised and thoughtful gift. 
I was lucky enough to receive some earrings from the Birthstone Jewellery collection at Lily Blanche and they truly standout. The Aqua Chalcedony Earrings are elegant but vibrant at the same time. 
The jewellery comes beautifully packaged so you don't have to worry about wrapping paper and boxes. to view their full range and find that unique gift visit here, Lily Blanche.

Cozy Pyjamas

There's nothing nicer than having a new pair of cozy pyjamas in the winter. Chelsea Peers are my go to brand for luxurious feeling pyjamas that are reasonably priced. Their Christmas range this year is gorgeous with plenty of matching family sets to choose from. Here are some of my current favourite prints. You can view the full range here at Chelsea Peers.

Images taken from Chelsea Peers


Jo Malone perfume always makes an extra special gift at Christmas. It's luxurious, the scents are incredible and last all day. They also offer an engraving service for their packaging which is a lovely idea. My favourite new scent is Orange Bitters which is a limited edition fragrance this festive season. Another great gift would be the Christmas Ornament which comes with a mini sized English Pear and Freesia Cologne and a Myrrh and Tonka body creme. You can view the full collection here, Jo Malone.

Image from Jo Malone

Charm Display Box

Stackers have lots of great but practical gifts. They offer perfect storage and travel solutions for jewellery, makeup, handbags etc. One item that I think would make a fab Christmas gift is the Classic Charm Display Box. If you have a mum that has a charm bracelet then this is the present for her. It comes in a range of colours and sizes so depending on her collection you may need a bigger or smaller one. You can view the full range here, Stackers.

Image from Stackers


L'Occitane has the most gorgeous range of body care. Their scents are amazing and their Christmas gifts are cutely packaged. I always adore their hand wash and hand creme. They are gentle on your skin whilst having an intense but beautiful smell. You can view their full range here, L'Occitane

Images from L'Occitane

Reed Diffuser

Reed diffusers are one of my favourite things for the home. Here in South Wales there's a local business who make beautiful ones and they are Bloomhill. They are based in Rhiwbina, Cardiff but you can also order online. What makes these reed diffusers unique and extra special is their dried flower bouquet. They are gorgeous. You can choose your bouquet and a scent which makes them more individual. My current favourites can be seen in the photographs below but you can view their full range here, Bloomhill.

The Maya. Image from Bloomhill

The Austen. Image taken from Bloomhill

What gifts would you like to receive from what has been suggest above?

*Items marked with an Asterix have been gifted to me for inclusion in this gift guide, however all words and options are my own and truthful*

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