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  • Holiday fun! What’s on in Norfolk this May half term

    Somehow, it's already half term again! From a cool new climbing cafe to a fairy festival in the woods, we've got something to keep kids of all ages occupied - fun guaranteed.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

    Stunning beaches, beautiful broads, bijou boltholes and a vibrant main city – Norfolk is one of our favourite year-round staycation destinations. Ready to 'Do Different'?

  • 5 reasons why microfestivals are the next “big” thing!

    No Glasto ticket this year? Pah! Microfestivals are where it's at. We spoke to the team from the fab Morley Beer Festival & Family Fun Day to find out more...

  • Town Close Prep School, Norwich

    A city school with a country feel, Town Close is a charming small co-ed prep with a reputation for inclusivity, strong academics and a family atmosphere.

  • What’s on locally this Easter? We know!

    Looking for the best happenings to distract the kids with this Easter Holidays? From forest schools to bunny-themed train rides, we've got you covered! And most of these should even be fun for you, too...

  • Stressed or unhappy child? Here’s how to help

    Have a kid that's struggling with their feelings? Take five and read these five nuggets of advice from author Poppy O'Neill before you tear your hair out.

  • Kids & eco anxiety: how to tackle it

    Getting past the doom and gloom to focus on positive action isn't always easy - but here's how from Leisa Stewart-Sharpe, who's written books for Sir David Attenborough's TV series

  • Kit ’em out: the best new season fashion for kids

    Are your little lambs in need of a wardrobe refresh? With so many fab kids' boutiques around the county, who could resist! We've found the best new season pieces for oh-so-fashionable children.

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    School’s out for…winter! What’s on this Feb Half Term

    Feeling totally unprepared for Half Term? Don't panic! The trusty Muddy guide is back with everything you need to know about what's going on in Norfolk. Read on, start booking and get excited...

  • Best board games to play with the family this Christmas

    Done Monopoly and Uno to death? Mix up your festive afternoons with these family-friendly games from Norfolk biz Zatu. Sore losers need not apply.

  • Christmas gift guide: for tweens & teens

    Wondering what to get those mopey teens? From TikTok gadgets to trendy fashion to the all-important skincare, here are 28 hand-picked gift ideas they'll love (even if they won't admit it).

  • What’s on this month in Norfolk?

    If you're anything like me you'll actually kind of hate the end of the summer holidays and the return of boring old routine. So you'll be needing something to look forward to. Here's how to cheer yourself up in September.

  • Superflashy Newsflash – Look out look out, there’s a Banksy about…

    We all knew a genuine Banksy when we saw one didn't we? Er...make that 10 genuine Banksys. The infamous hooded dude has been at work just as we were looking the other way. Go Big or Go Home.

  • Does the world need another online school?

    Pearson Online Academy UK Global thinks so! With the launch of the educational behemoth's founding school in September, Muddy gets the lowdown from Principal Jo Vigneron

  • Their words: what kids really think of online school

    What if you're too scared to put your hand up in class, too exhausted to get out of bed, struggle with SEN, or too busy playing golf? Four kids explain why they made the switch and what they think of life at InterHigh, an online school.

  • The 7 questions everyone asks about online schools

    Where does the social side, sport and extra-curricular come in to virtual education, and what about a timetable and exams? We tackle the big questions about online schools

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Harrow School online – your prayers answered?

    Combining Harrow's heritage with leading online tech, Harrow School Online offers co-ed learning for ages 16-18. We spoke to the new head for the full lowdown.

  • FREE specialist fitness class for tweens and teens

    The brilliant online FitLife Academy focuses on fun classes for 10-15 year olds. Try for free and, if they like it, use our Muddy exclusive deal to keep them active (and out of your hair) all month!

  • Stop fussing! And other lockdown lessons

    Parenting can be a little fraught when you're essentially under siege in your own house. So we decided to talk to our young people to find out what they think we could be doing better.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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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