Editor: Anna Taylor I am a teacher, and the other day I watched a wonderful assembly that was the starting point for a unit of work on ‘Conquering Fear Stories.’ The teacher started off by asking the children and teachers to share their fears: the dark, spiders, snakes, flying, rats, heights, confined spaces –…
October 24, 2018
What are the signs to look out for if your child is self-critical and what can you do to help them?
September 3, 2018
In May, BBC 1 aired a programme investigating why there has been an increase in the number of medications taken now compared to 40 years ago. In the first episode, Dr Chris van Tulleken investigated the use of Calpol to ‘treat’ children. Dr Chris warned that many parents are overusing Calpol; it might be…
June 18, 2018
Schemas are patterns of repeated behaviour that allow children to explore and develop their play through their thoughts and ideas.
March 20, 2018
The 100 Calorie Snack rule encourages parents to limit their child’s sugar intake, but does this rule really help promote a healthy lifestyle?
February 21, 2018
Kids who have a secure attachment with their parent stand a much better chance of developing happy and content relationships with others as they grow up!
January 9, 2018
Back to school with a skip and a cheer? Or shuffling into the school gates with shoulders hunched? How has your child returned to school after the break?
January 4, 2018
It seems that you can’t open the newspaper or turn on the TV without hearing about the issue of gender, and there has been a marked rise in the number of children saying they identify as being either of the opposite sex or of no sex at all. As a society, we are becoming far…
September 18, 2017
As it is World Autism Week, we want to talk about the awareness of invisible needs and disabilities. Some of us might be familiar with this term, but not sure what it means. Well to put it simply, an invisible disability is a physical, mental or neurological condition that is not visible from the outside,…
September 12, 2017
Following a recent stir in school uniforms, our latest piece aims to look at where the future of school uniforms is headed.
September 8, 2017