The Behaviour Blogs Part 7 ~ ‘Tuff Luff’

Ms Tuff Luff believes that it’s her job as a parent to set boundaries. She sees her child’s job is to test those boundaries. She knows that kids will make mistakes because that’s normal and that’s what kids do ! She believes that her kids should be encouraged, nurtured and allowed to make mistakes without […]


  Are you dealing with the “Terrible Two’s?” Do you suddenly have a fussy eater on your hands? Is it nearly impossible to get your toddler to stay in their bed at night? Are you struggling to potty train your toddler?   I understand as I’ve been there , done that and have the T […]

My take on ways forward after the riots.

The riots in the UK shocked the world  but I believe that good will come from the ashes of the burning cars and the looted shops as we will as a Nation begin to look at the underlying causes to such wilful and reckless looting, greed and disaffection. It has become the norm, over recent […]

50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)!!

I was just enjoying my first cup of tea this morning and watching BBC Breakfast where they were discusssing Cotton Wool Kids and a new book that has caught the imagination of parents in America called  “50  Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)” So it got me pondering ….. How much risk do […]

Yet again disruptive behaviour seems to have reared its ugly head!

I was in a school today to address self esteem, bullying, respect and tolerance and came away exhausted, disillusioned and despairing. The children were only 10 yet the atmosphere of lack of respect for the teacher, visitor, and each other was apparent. I am a very  experienced teacher of 25 years and was a Deputy Head […]