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The importance of family rituals

The importance of family rituals

Family life can be busy. There is a lot going on with work, school, doing homework, going to extra-mural activities, cooking meals, and making sure everyone has fun too. Busy schedules can affect children in many ways. They may become stressed, feel anxious or get...

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How to Teach Your Child about Bullying

How to Teach Your Child about Bullying

Bullying involves repeated unwanted behaviour in which children use physical strength or embarrassing information to harm other children. Unfortunately, this behaviour is very common in schools and it can lead to insecurity, anxiety, depression and even suicidal...

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The Importance of Pre-Literacy Skills

The Importance of Pre-Literacy Skills

Research has shown that children who develop pre-literacy skills are at an advantage of learning to read and write when they start primary school. These skills begin to form very early in life as young ones learn to use verbal and nonverbal communication techniques to...

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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, or...

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