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Encouraging Special Gifts and Talents

Every parent wants their child to grow up into a healthy, happy and successful person who reaches their full potential. One way of planting the seeds of happiness and successfulness in your child’s life is to nurture the special gifts and talents your child naturally possesses from a young age. From [...]

Encouraging Special Gifts and Talents2020-08-07T15:33:28+00:00

Good Manners:  Are They Important?

What exactly do we mean when we talk about 'good manners'? Are good manners simply about being polite to others, or do they reflect something deeper? Good manners aren't just about ‘formal manners’ or manners we use when people call to our house for example.  It is true good manners, in [...]

Good Manners:  Are They Important?2020-07-31T12:00:16+00:00

Staycation Travel Tips for Families

I think we are all going a little stir crazy at the moment and itchy feet now need scratching.  Everyone seems to be talking about holidays and getting away for a few days.  And with most governments suggesting we opt for 'Staycations' here are some travel tips to get your holiday [...]

Staycation Travel Tips for Families2020-07-24T11:48:10+00:00

Tummy Time!

An expression you start to hear a lot about when you have a baby. My health visitor, midwives, parents and friends were all talking about ‘Tummy Time’. I used to dread it as my first child Lucia would scream every time I turned her on her stomach and I felt I [...]

Tummy Time!2020-07-10T12:23:59+00:00

The Naming Game

The summer months are here…at last. This year will be different with the kids as we have already spent such a long time at home. It’s a hard time but a wonderful time. When will we ever get time like this time again to spend with our families and watch our [...]

The Naming Game2020-06-26T11:21:03+00:00

Showing respect for our child’s feelings

Last week Sharleen looked at racism and discrimination.  Respect for others is a willingness to understand each other. Understanding of how others feel.  By respecting each other's feelings we can develop rich, meaningful relationships.  So when and how do we develop an understanding of feelings for others? It begins early in [...]

Showing respect for our child’s feelings2020-06-19T10:27:59+00:00

Discrimination and Racism

As you are all aware racism/discrimination is at the forefront of all news and social media at the minute. But have you ever really thought about it? Is it something we are born with or is it something we are taught? We would all like to believe that we are accepting [...]

Discrimination and Racism2020-06-14T12:02:52+00:00