Why you should say sorry to your kids

Yes, children need guidance, they need their parents to be positive role models and they need to learn to show respect, but there’s also other important things they need to learn – their parents are human, their parents are also… Continue Reading >

Top 10 tips to ease your child’s separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is common among children of all ages. It’s the normal fear expressed when removed from their mothers or caregivers. It starts as early as 7 months and continues, but we can help ease out that feeling as early… Continue Reading >

The critical item missing from your ‘Back to School’ Checklist

Whether you’re super organized, or like me, tend to leave everything until the last minute, there is a universal list of tasks, that every parent needs to achieve before their kids start back at school. Whilst individual requirements will vary… Continue Reading >

What you must tell your children

I recall, years ago, I ducked into a supermarket to grab a few things and while in a supermarket aisle and there was a mum nearby with her small child who was being reprimanded. Which I’m sure we’ve all done… Continue Reading >

Amplify Your Happiness (and that of your kids) In Less Than 15 Minutes A Day

You’ve landed here for a reason. Trust that this is exactly where you are meant to be right now and read on. The worst that could happen is that you end up smiling a little more. I want to invite… Continue Reading >

Not everyone is the bad guy

How can we teach our children about trust if we cant trust people ourselves? Children unlike adults are a blank slate, they learn from their environment. Sometimes the best educational experiences are life lessons. it is important to teach children… Continue Reading >

Formula for TRUST and COLLABORATION 3 + 3 + 3 + 5 + 2

When a child comes home from school and shares their recollection about something that has happened during the day, the parent has the choice of three responses from which they may choose in dealing with their child’s concern. If the… Continue Reading >

Alternative Education Provisions: Building Trust, Collaboration and Enquiry between Parents and Teachers.

As we enter these unprecedented times, and we are likely to be engaging with alternative education provisions, it is important that teachers and parents, more than ever, trust each other, collaborate together and ask relevant questions to ensure that our… Continue Reading >

What Are You Modelling Your Kids

Little ones want what they want, and they like to be in charge of themselves. But they also depend on us, the parents who care for them, and they trust us to have their best interests at heart. They may… Continue Reading >

Sporting Superheroes

By Jane Kilkenny Finding positive role models for our kids can be challenging.  Our traditional superheroes are fantasy characters that kids love to idolize.   Fantasy characters are an excellent way to encourage kids to use their imagination and have some… Continue Reading >