In the media, there is a lot of speculation about the effects of different parenting styles on children and even which is the ‘right’ way to parent. This can not only cause confusion but also leave us feeling under pressure to live up to a certain style of parenting. However, research has shown that, in…
November 19, 2018
Many of us have an image in our head of the perfect, cosy Christmas – decorating our homes, putting up the tree, and making sure Santa brings all the toys on our children’s wish lists. But in reality, this can be a challenge. Getting a real Christmas tree sounds wonderful until you become a sweaty…
November 5, 2018
Editor: Anna Taylor I am a teacher, and the other day I watched a wonderful assembly that was the starting point for a unit of work on ‘Conquering Fear Stories.’ The teacher started off by asking the children and teachers to share their fears: the dark, spiders, snakes, flying, rats, heights, confined spaces –…
October 24, 2018
There are some amazing people out there who didn’t let dyslexia get in the way of being awesome.
And neither should your child.
October 15, 2018
Bedtime battles are never easy, especially after a long day, so let us take a look at some ideas which can make it a lot easier for you and your child.
October 8, 2018
Making friends can be tricky for a child with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), one of the most common conditions in childhood.
October 2, 2018
If you’re worried about the safety of slime, remember it can be a learning tool for kids and making it at home can provide many educational opportunities!
September 27, 2018
We’re looking at how parents can help their children to value and appreciate diversity through everyday experiences
September 17, 2018
What are the signs to look out for if your child is self-critical and what can you do to help them?
September 3, 2018
This Month, our guest blog focuses on Ayala, an amazing 9-year-old girl who has Cerebral Palsy and refuses to let her disability get in the way of her fun!
August 22, 2018