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  • 10 summer camps for kids & teens in Coventry and Warwickshire

    It's been four long months with the kids at home - and now the summer holidays are here. Step away from the gin and read on for 10 fun, active and creative holiday camps in a safe environment near you.

  • Perky Picnicware

    I declare picnic season officially open! Get ready for a summer of meals on the move with these stylish and practical picnic must-haves. including brilliant eco-friendly and local buys.

  • Kids’ summer clothing edit

    Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

  • 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 […]

  • To school or not to school?

    It's the dilemma that's dividing the nation - is it safe to send our children back to school on Monday? Two Muddy editors, one pro and one against, explain why they've made their personal decision.

  • Over the rainbow!

    Show your appreciation for the NHS with these lovely rainbow felt kits designed by a West Midlands artist - plus 10 of the best kids subscription boxes.

  • Coping with Covid-19: where to go for support locally

    In national mental health awareness week (May 18-24) we've been looking at where to turn to if you have concerns about a child or are in need of bereavement, LGBTQA+ or domestic violence support.

  • Slap on that SPF! The best products to buy now

    Sun out, suncream on! Here are the best SPF products to protect your skin and get that glow - plus win one of 10 bundles of Saltee suncream up for grabs.

  • Best bluebell walks in Warwickshire

    Bluebells are popping up across Warks and the West Mids. Here's where to find the best of them on your daily dose of exercise.

  • Home-schooling: the Muddy Insider’s guide

    Few of us have had any experience of home-schooling our kids, but we know a woman who has - Muddy's very own Muddy Sussex editor Cathy. Here are her tips for the uninitiated.

  • Self-isolating? 20 ways to keep entertained

    From a 'lamb cam' to watching 18 RSC productions for free we've gathered ideas Warwickshire's top cultural attractions this Easter.

  • 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.

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