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  • How to Talk ‘Careers’ with your Teen

    Need some help? Here are some handy tips from professional teen career coach Eva Harrison.

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    Autism, ADD, anxiety, dyslexia…

    Are our children in crisis? Psychologist Sarah Warley of The Key Clinic, Berks, believes neuroscience can help. Muddy gets a crash course.

  • Are your kids safe?

    IT expert Barnaby Relf of IT As A Service helps to keep you in the loop and your kids safe online.

  • ‘Growth Mindset’: explained

    Are these the 2 most important words in education? Find out what this phrase actually means for your kids...

  • 7 things to ask at school Open Days

    Been to look around a school for your child and felt none-the-wiser about whether it will suit them? We've nobbled Rachel Dent, the head of top girl's school The Abbey, to help make Open Days work for you.

  • Muddy Best Schools Guide #7: Spratton Hall

    Muddy says: Spratton Hall is a co-educational day prep school for children aged 4-13, based in 50 acres of Northamptonshire’s, beautiful countryside.

  • Surviving the summer

    If the thought of six long weeks with the nippers has you reaching for the gin at 10am, don't worry. Children's life coach Lisa Parkes is here to help.

  • How to tame your teen

    Has your little darling become Kevin The Teenager? We've asked a top parenting expert for advice.

  • No more couch potato kids

    Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven - what can be done to help children get moving again?

  • Is your child superhuman?

    Prestigious Head of The Abbey Junior School gives her thoughts on extra-curricular activities and the ever-increasing pressures on children.

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