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  • Q&A with Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson

    The Sussex resident, starring in a show for half term, talks books, performing, fave local attractions and buying a post office

  • 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!

  • Tom Gates on stage

    Part play, part living cartoon, part gig, Tom Gates live - in Brighton Wed 2 - Sat 5 Oct - stays pleasingly close to Liz Pichon's best-selling books.

  • Sacred Heart, Wadhurst

    Muddy says: We've unearthed a hidden gem of a school that offers many of the bonus points of a prep without the usual price tag.

  • Personalised baby albums

    These cute personalised handmade books make an original and touching gift for babies

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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.

  • Stepping up: Year 2 to 3 transition tips

    If you have a child moving from Year 2 to Year 3 take a look at our expert tips on how to smooth their step up and help them navigate their new school term.

  • Circus Skills Toys

    Festival-inspired circus skills toys

    Inspired by festivals this summer and fancy trying slacklining, juggling or other circus skills at home? Check out experts Oddballs, in Brighton and online.

    • Worth School, Turners Hill

      Muddy says: With a Benedictine tradition and a strong international focus, this co-ed boarding and day school near Gatwick seeks to produce pupils with a cosmopolitan outlook.

    • Eyes skyward for Airbourne

      Here’s a lifesaver if you’re flagging from entertaining kids this school hols and a fun day out even if you’re not. Best of all it’s free! Airbourne can be seen from right along the seafront at Eastbourne until Sunday with jet and parachute display teams, wing walkers and more dropping in (quite literally in the case of the parachutists!) I […]

      • Importance of kids’ role play

        Role play is a big part of being a kid - but there's a lot more to it than just donning a firefighter's hat and pretending to be the hero. Here are six valuable skills your child learns through role play.

      • What’s On: Sussex school summer hols

        40 family-friendly events for you across Sussex and nearby including free stuff and drop offs

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