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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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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...

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How To Raise Confident Children

How To Raise Confident Children

Confident children are more likely to succeed in school and achieve their personal goals.  Unfortunately, fear is one of the biggest enemies of confidence. Children who lack confidence may be hesitant to try new things because they are afraid of failing or...

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Poverty as a barrier to learning

Poverty as a barrier to learning

Many factors influence how children learn and develop, both in the classroom and at home. One of the major challenges is poverty. Unfortunately, in South Africa, poverty affects millions of households. But how exactly does it impact children's ability to learn? Let's...

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