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  • What’s on this December in Sussex

    Because the show must go on! There's still comedy, panto, theatre, Christmas markets and much more to enjoy around Sussex this month. Ho ho ho!

  • 6 reasons to consider InterHigh

    If you're one of the many parents considering an alternative to mainstream education right now, virtual school InterHigh could be the answer to your prayers.

  • Christmas illuminations in Sussex

    OK so it's pitch black at 4pm but that can only mean one thing - time for some Christmas lights! Head to one of these gorgeous displays around Sussex for guaranteed festive cheer.

  • Lancing Prep Worthing

    A lovely, compact day school for children up to 13 years old where childhood is protected and values of loving learning, kindness, and doing good in the world are lived and breathed.

  • What can I do with the kids during lockdown?

    We’ve been locked down during a dark, dank month and we still have children who need fresh air and exercise. Luckily, there are more options out there than you might think!

  • Sussex trails for biking and hiking

    Looking for a local adventure by bike or on foot? Try one of these Sussex trails, handpicked to take in the best of the county on a mix of terrain to suit all abilities and fitness levels.

  • Get outside! Family walks in Sussex

    Outside is free, so grab the fam and your boots and head out to explore Sussex with these brilliant local walks taking in coasts, rivers, hills and mills.

  • What’s on in Sussex this November

    Opera, theatre, fireworks, comedy - it's all happening in Sussex this month. Here's your curated guide to November.

  • Autumn colour and wildlife in Sussex

    Dust off the walking boots and grab that camera - we've got the best places in Sussex for enjoying all the visual delights autumn has to offer.

  • Lancing College

    Home to the largest school chapel in the world and famed for its music school, this academically selective South Downs haven is open-minded and inclusive, with strong credentials across the board.

  • Lancing Prep Hove

    Part of the Lancing College family, this warm, friendly and fun-loving prep occupies an enviable leafy town campus with acres of space and prioritises developing happy, active and holistically nourished kids, knowing success will follow.

  • 10 of the best subscription boxes for kids

    Running on empty when it comes to entertaining the kids? Royal Mail comes up trumps with these brilliant subscription boxes – time to sit with a gin and wait for the postman.

  • How to manage back-to-school anxiety

    With the nation’s schoolchildren poised to go back to school, it’s a tense time for everyone. So, how, as parents, should we control our fears? Muddy finds out.

  • Children's books

    10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

  • Is it time to try an online school?

    With many children struggling to study at home and doubts over September start dates, specialist ‘virtual’ schools are gaining huge traction - but what do they offer that’s different?

  • Parent ‘Lockdown learning’ survey – the results

    Earlier this month we commissioned our own comprehensive survey amongst Muddy readers into Lockdown Learning – and we’ve been blown away by the response! Thank you to the 1200 of you who expressed how you felt about virtual-schooling, the difficulties you and your children were facing, as well as revealing surprise success stories and offering […]

  • Kids driving you nuts? The best parenting books

    And we all thought parenting was hard BEFORE lockdown. Jeez! We've got five brilliant new books that promise to help.

  • Living in lockdown with teens – eek!

    Here are 20 things to do that might encourage your teenagers to get out of bed by midday – or at the very least by least by nightfall (fingers crossed).

  • 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.

  • 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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