We constantly schedule kids so that they are are never bored. However, boredom is important in the development of a child's curious and creative mind. To explore this topic further, read the [...]
Shame is unspoken, toxic and destructive. When we shame a child it can have lasting effects. Yet we all do it. Why? And how can we repair the damage?
Leavers, schoolies...call it what you like. The very thought of it is enough to make parents queasy. But there are ways to reduce the possible risks.
I wish mindfulness had another name. I always cringe a bit when I write or talk about the importance of being 'mindful'. This wasn't helped today when our intern at work told me I was starting to [...]