What to say to a shy child

What to say to a shy child

In today’s video blog I wanted to chat about the language we use around our children when they are not feeling confident.  I see it happen so often.  A child may be in a public space when her parents and unexpectedly she is confronted with an unfamiliar person,...
Secondary Trauma and how it affects children

Secondary Trauma and how it affects children

In last week’s video blog we discussed Childhood Trauma and the effects it has on children.  Both in terms of physical and mental health.  This week I wanted to chat to you about Secondary Trauma. What is Secondary Trauma? Let’s perhaps start by first...
Childhood Trauma and it’s effects

Childhood Trauma and it’s effects

Most of us logically and intuitively understand that when children experience trauma, it is likely going to affect them.  But it is not until recently that neurological studies have helped us understand just how devastating and long lasting the impact of childhood...
Early Learning: How to teach your child to read

Early Learning: How to teach your child to read

Today we discuss  a topic that is probably one of the most exciting within Early Childhood Development.  Because during this video I am going to be showing you how to teach your child to read.  As exciting as this prospect is though, I do want to caution you. ...