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Emotional Literacy and Engagement in the Classroom
Emotional literacy refers to the ability to recognise, understand, and express emotions in a healthy and effective way. Developing...
Assumptions and Shame
What does someone having those thoughts look like? They look like you and me; they look like Caroline and they look like...
Looking at child development can give us an opportunity to find parenting strategies that fuel connection and support emotional development
The Thing That Drives Us
Rewards. Should we use rewards as a form of behaviour management and does it impact a child's mental health in any way? Do we use our lo
Emotional Literacy Activities
Being proactive about child mental health? Emotional literacy helps nurture emotional development and regulation, an important element of me
Unconditional Love - Rewards and Punishments
Alfie Kohn is inspirational and a must read author for any parents and teachers.
Are People Born WICKED?
It’s my birthday month and my 40th year, these milestone birthdays really do make me reflect on my experiences, what I’ve learned and...
It’s OK to Not Be OK - Even If You’re a Child
I often see and hear “They had a meltdown over nothing!” Or “My child has been crying for 20 minutes, I’ve no idea why”. ⠀⠀ Sometimes the...
We feel like we've got through that 'toddler stage' when suddenly tantrums and meltdowns start up again. Here's why school c
Dealing With Tantrums
When children come into this world they are small and so dependent on us. They have so much to learn and it is our job to facilitate that...
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