Self-esteem is your child’s passport to lifetime mental health and social happiness It’s the foundation of your child’s well-being and their key to success as an adult. At all ages, how you feel about yourself affects how you act and one simple way to build self esteem is to play with your child regularly. […]
50 things to do before you’re 11¾. Hiding in trees, rolling down hills and having fun with your kids this Summer.
What’s 50 things all about? There’s nothing quite like fresh air, exercise and family time. You can’t beat the fun you have in the Great Outdoors and creating memories that will last a lifetime. But sometimes convincing your kids to get outside can be a bit of a struggle. That’s why The National Trust […]
Are your kids out in the snow throwing snowballs, climbing trees and having fun – or are they stuck inside on their iPad and watching hours of TV? Prof Tanya Byron said that children’s natural development was being stunted after being refused the chance to play outside, banned from throwing snowballs and prevented from walking […]
As a former Deputy Head teacher I read with interest this research in Slate showing how teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. I was recently in a Primary School running my Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop ( tell your school about them as I’ll happily pop along ) where they had decided […]
I remember LOVING making mud pies as a child myself so read about how making a mud pie, baking a cake and finger painting have topped a list of activities that parents believe toddlers should have accomplished by the time they are three. The list of 36 “landmark events”, which includes picking fruit, dancing with no […]