The Art of ‘Oops a Daisy’ Teaching Kids it’s OK to Make Mistakes!

  In today’s success-driven society, it’s easy to develop a fear of failure. Parents and teachers often emphasise the importance of getting things right the first time, which can unintentionally instill in children a fear of making mistakes. As a former Deputy Head I was always mindful about making sure the children in my class […]

The Art of Oops: Mastering Mistakes for Kids

One of my favourite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful & he told the story of a very early lesson he learnt from his Mum when he dropped a carton of milk in the kitchen. Instead […]

Are You Failing Enough?

  I often talk about “failing forward” when I am coaching parents and here is my article on “Failing” that was published on the Jo Frost Super Nanny site Many people are held back by a fear of failure. They hold the perspective that failure means they aren’t meant to succeed, and that they aren’t […]