The beginning of the year! How have you all managed? Still uncertain about some things: roster, subjects, extra-mural activities, stationery, uniform, parent‰Ûªs evenings‰Û_ (I suppose very much like the headless chicken running around as in the previous … [Read more...] about Letting go is hard
How many of us keep our New Year's resolution, or even bother making one, for fear of not accomplishing it. Why not break the New Year up into days and take it "one day at a time". You can make a goal of what you want to achieve, but it is HOW you get there that is … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions
In my line of work, fantasy and imaginative play forms a vital part in the child‰Ûªs social and emotional development, helping the child to resolve issues. When a child is in a state of anxiety, fear or sadness they will create a fantasy in order to get through … [Read more...] about Santa or No Santa? The difference between reality and fantasy
The end of the year is not easy for both the parent or the child. Both the child and parent stress about the end of year exams. Concern for parents over whether their offspring are studying correctly or enough or even retaining the crucial information to enable them to pass … [Read more...] about Exam time
Nobody said it was easy. You've heard of "what you put in is what you get out". My daughter had gone to the school bathroom the other day and came out saying, "Isabelle's mom is fighting with her." From the outside I could hear the parent reprimanding her child in the … [Read more...] about Make no mistake, parenting is hard work.