We live in a society where there is an emphasis on performance, achievement and perfection. Anything less than perfect is seen as a failure or weakness.
The transition from primary to high school can be daunting for children. What can we do to make sure they are prepared and the transition is easy?
Joy doesn’t come from others; it comes from within us. When we are more present, the simple things in life become joyful; the food we eat, the air we breathe, the sounds of nature and our families. The more we get in touch with our true selves, the more joy we will feel. With joy, there is hope. The present is where joy lives.
Competitions and comparisons to others are common, not just in schools but in society
Social media has changed the way we access our news. People expect to be informed immediately or even while it is happening; anyone generates imagery, mobile phone recordings are often used, and the footage is broadcasted live from the scene, with little filtering.
Fathers or father figures play a significant role in the lives of young women. They can significantly impact a girl’s wellbeing, growth and journey through life.
The purpose of camps is to push students beyond their comfort zone. The activities are unfamiliar, being away from family may be unfamiliar and working in teams may be unfamiliar. Life sends us many unfamiliar situations and challenges where we have to be prepared to be brave and have a go.
This blog discusses the impact that the social media app TikTok is having on teenagers and what schools are doing to reduce its negative effects. It also provides 5 things students can do to be a respectful user, as well as 5 things parents can do to help manage their child’s TikTok use.
Neurodiversity is a term used to describe the range of differences in how our brains are wired and operated. Neuro means the brain and diversity, the differences that exist between people.
Entering high school from primary school is an exciting time for children and their parents, but it can also be challenging for your child. Some children cope with change better than others. As parents, what we say and how we respond to challenges they face can significantly change how a student settles into high school.