Family Matters Magazine

Family Matters Magazine is a new and exciting free parenting and lifestyle magazine covering West Kent.

Aimed at parents with children from birth to teens, it is full of informative articles on issues surrounding children such as education and health as well as products and services to meet the needs of busy families in everyday life including local activities and places to visit.

Published bi-monthly, Family Matters Magazine is distributed through nurseries, pre-schools, primary schools, leisure centres, libraries and other central distribution points.

For further details on how to find a copy or for general advertising/editorial queries, please email us on info@familymattersmagazine.co.uk or use our contact form.

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The Importance of Reading for Young Children and the Use of Phonics

Reading with your child is the single most important activity you can do with your child to help their education.

Its never too early to start, even when the baby is in the womb, you can begin reading. Some time between 23 weeks and 27 weeks,...

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Summer Reading Challenge

2014 Summer Reading Challenge: inspiring children to read in their holidays

Libraries across the UK are getting ready to introduce children to a fantastical world of legend and mythology that will keep them reading throughout...

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The Importance of Early Language Learning

From September it becomes compulsory for all Key Stage 2 children, aged between 7-11 years old, to be taught a second language of the school’s choice. However, there will be no examinations for this subject until the student reaches Key Stage Three.

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West Kent Bilingual Primary School Project

Armed with the latest Ofsted reports and leagues tables you are on the go… Your aim: visiting every single school of the area, reading through shiny prospectus to find the ideal school for your child. Yes, we all know too well how daunting it can be!

Family Matters Magazine Back Issue

The sun is here along with our early summer issue

Our second issue of 2014 has arrived. Look out for it or grab a PDF from

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The Dinosaurs have arrived at Godstone Farm this Easter

Shhhh listen carefully…

Can you hear the distant ROARS and shrieks of laughter that can be heard over the Surrey Hills!

New arrivals of a different kind have made their way through the valleys and over the hills,...

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7oaks Festival

Festival Fair on the opening Saturday features Wishworks’ interactive puppet shows, Red Riding Hood and Goldifox in the Plaza Suite, where Stag Theatre Company presents a comedy double bill in the evening. On the same day in the theatre, Petts Wood Operatic Society...

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There’s an Eggcellent Adventure Near You!

You’re invited to come and enjoy a great family day out where you can explore some of Britain’s most inspiring places from spring woodlands and coastal trails, to historic homes and castles. As always, there will be plenty of fun for the whole family and this year, your kids get to be...

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How To Spot Meningitis

That got your attention and rightly so, let’s be honest when we see a rash it’s the first thing we think of, it’s the most severe of all the rashes and should be the very first thing we check for, to hopefully rule out the condition. However not all rashes are...

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Looking For Childcare Help? Decide What Suits You Best

Nannies - Daily and Residential

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A Daily (Live out) Nanny...