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  • 5 things I’ve learned about motherhood

    Acclaimed author (and Muddy favourite) Clover Stroud is in the midst of raising her 5 children. Miraculously she's found time to write a book about it all. Here's a taster.

  • Easter activities SORTED!

    Are you in Half-Term recovery mode? Now the kids are back at school (praise be), plan for an easier Easter with Barracudas Activity Day Camps – I reckon your ankle-biters will love it.

  • Royal Masonic School Pre-Prep and Prep

    Part of a vast and impressive campus, this co-ed Nursery and girls' Pre-Prep and Prep offer outstanding facilities and a kick-start to a seamless educational journey from the age of two.

  • Edge Grove, Aldenham Village

    Muddy says: This friendly co-ed day and boarding prep school has a family ethos and a creative and dynamic approach to learning.

  • Half term saviours

    Panic setting in already? Fear not - it's Muddy to the rescue with loads of fun ways to keep the kids entertained over the holiday, so you can reeelaxxx.

  • St Edmund’s College, Ware

    A hidden gem, this Catholic co-ed has got acres of grounds, stunning facilities and puts wellbeing and personal development at the centre of its educational offering.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

  • Princess Helena College Hitchin

    This small rural school might look traditional from the outside but has a modern mentality and has just opened its doors to boys for the first time, too.

  • Feel the Rush

    Have an energetic toddler who needs wearing out? My daughter and I bounced our way over the border to High Wycombe's Rush trampoline park and new soft play area.

  • St Edmund's Prep

    St Edmund’s Prep School, Ware

    This Catholic co-ed Prep in a gloriously rural setting benefits from acres of land, senior school facilities and focuses on modern day values like kindness and community spirit.

  • Beechwood Park School

    Beechwood Park, St Albans

    This seriously academic school has idyllic grounds, bags of opportunities, and a unique child-centred approach which puts kids in charge of their own learning journey.

  • Polam Nursery and Pre-Prep School, Bedford

    This is a small school with a big heart, where happiness comes first, which provides a valuable stepping stone for both ambitious and more cautious children towards the next step in their education.

  • Oglee Poglee to the rescue!

    Muddy's Jo Findlay and her crafty kids put Oglee Poglee's creative party bags to the test, but were they up to the job of keeping them entertained at a grown-up family celebration?

  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

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    Back-to-school essentials

    Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

  • Sweetest summer fashion

    There's no shortage of gorgeous children's companies, but high street brand Joules is our pick for the best-dressed kids on the beach.

  • Cute babywear

    Is there a new little prince or princess in your family too? Click this way for the cutest newborn clothes around. Awwww!

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