How to help children have healthy friendships

Helping children to have healthy friendships is one of the best life skills you can ever teach. I believe that if you learn young about…

Harnessing the power of our thoughts

What we give focus to, grows. If you have ever been unable to sleep and then started thinking about how you can’t sleep you will…

Storyshaping Stones

I have long enjoyed telling stories with my own children. I absolutely know it has encouraged them to read and write creatively and with stricture.…

How to nurture children’s hobbies

Hobbies are important. When I was a child I collected old postcards and my sister collected stamps. I did ballet and was a brownie and…

How to support an anxious child when starting a new …

Starting somewhere new can be a huge challenge for a child. Whether moving up to primary or secondary school or even changing¬† school due to…

3 steps to lovingly support an angry child

The priority message children need to learn about anger is that it is not bad. It is a natural feeling. It will pass. However it does not does not ever give you the right to be mean or aggressive.

Colouring mandalas for relaxation

Have you considered mandalas for relaxation ? Children can find relaxing very difficult. They have minds that are filled with education and new experiences, an…