Instead of sitting in the pub or watching yet another movie at the cinema, do something different with your partner or with friends on that rare night off you get when you’re able to score a baby sitter. If you live in London or New York there are dozens of museums and galleries that have […]Read More A Night At The Museum with a Twist
Sometimes, it’s easier and less worrisome not to know what’s in your food- it must be safe otherwise the supermarkets wouldn’t sell it, right? Wrong. The truth is we just don’t know what real harm pesticides can do to our bodies, but we know that our children’s are more vulnerable to their potentially harmful effects. […]Read More Hidden Secrets in Organic Food
Unleashed is the youth of London’s response to the riots last summer, and gives a long awaited voice to the many young people who have felt disenchanted and unrepresented in the UK. The 200 performers who made up the cast of Unleashed were met with a standing ovation from its Barbican audience, and the feeling […]Read More Review: Unleashed Dance group at The Barbican, London
The food your child eats has everything to do with how much energy they have or don’t have. Sometimes they can be lethargic and sluggish, wanting to spend hours in front of the TV. At other times they might be bouncing off the walls long into the evening; you hope that they’ll wear themselves out, […]Read More Sugar Rush, Make it Stop!
There are two kinds of fibre- the soluble kind and the insoluble kind- we’re on the latter here today- sometimes called dietary fibre. Is your family getting enough of it? Sometimes referred to as ‘roughage’– getting fibre is not just an issue for older people, but essential for kids too. But getting enough fibre into your kids’ tummies can be […]Read More Fibre-ific Food
In today’s downturn economy, all moms & dads are having to find new ways to be efficient with a tight shopping basket budget. This doesn’t necessarily mean that luxuries like family vacations and weekends away should immediately get the axe. If there’s one positive outcome from the global financial crisis that has hit thousands of […]Read More Mummy Money Saving Tips: Holiday House Swap
This week’s discussion topic from Education Nation is inspired by Jon Dudas’ article Failure is Required for Innovative Learning, which highlights challenging teaching methods that accept failure as a pathway to learning in the science and technology classroom. The method, which has been implemented in Merrimack Middle School in New Hampshire as part of their STEM […]Read More Teaching Kids About Failure
‘Helping Kids Read ‘Critical’ to Education’ – Education Nation October 4th in the US is now national reading day. Read for the Record raises awareness by encouraging families to read together and prepare children for reading as young as possible, so that when they start school they have a head start. The scheme began after research […]Read More Education Nation: When Should Children Start Learning To Read?
Big announcement! Each month, FFM will feature and review community groups who cultivate creative young talent. Please help us identify these groups in your local communities by contacting us. I thought I’d start off the review section with a piece about London’s Cando2 dance troupe. Cando2 are connected to the Candoco Dance Company in London N1. They are […]Read More Review: Cando2 Contemporary Youth Dance