Gratitude journals for children

It sounds a very grown up thing to do doesn’t it – to keep it a gratitude journal. I first heard about them many years…

How to help your child be more friendly

Have you ever wished you could help your child be more friendly Some people seem very naturally friendly, open, warm engaging and smiley and other…

Encouraging children to embrace a challenge

I don’t believe in constant strive, strive, strive and that exhausting sense of always trying to achieve more. It an be exhausting and it can…

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…