Finding His Voice

Originally posted on Journal of Miss H:
“There’s a moment when you have to choose whether to be silent or stand up.”  – Malala Yousafzai Looking back, there have been highs, lows, lightbulb moments and unforgettable memories at school this year. It’ll be sad to say goodbye to the kids in my class and team, but…

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Branding to Kids

With the spooky Halloween fun now done and dusted, and Christmas just around the corner, it’s a busy time for retailers.  Just walking along the high street, there’s an overwhelming amount of brands in shop windows targeted at kids ready for Christmas.  Marketers are competing against each other to tap into ‘pester power’ – a […]

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Sweet Essence

“Happiness is knowing there’s cake in the oven.” – Unknown I recently discovered a world of food styling on Instagram and have been inspired whilst exploring tasty images from across the globe. I’m pretty sure many of these snaps have enticed #foodies to experiment and create culinary delights of their own. So sharing the Instagram love, […]

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Migraine in Children

“There’s a lot of pressure on kids to be successful in life.”  – Kenan Thompson Last week I was listening to a group of teenagers at school debate on the pressures they experience in the world we live in today.  Many are trying to fit in with their peers, live up to family expectations, get […]

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Words Have Power

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi Many of us have heard that childhood saying: “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” As we grow up, we come to realise that bones eventually heal themselves, but the psychological impact of the negative […]

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Guided Imagery to Relax Kids

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  – Henry David Thoreau Guided imagery is a relaxation tool where children are given suggestions to use the power of their imagination to visualise positive mental images and find a sense of peace from within. Most children are naturally creative and can use their […]

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Bubbles of Mindfulness ॐ

“In today’s rush, we forget about the joy of just being.” Eckhart Tolle With the new school year in full swing many of the children have come back from the summer holidays raring to go and excited to see what this academic year will bring. On the other hand, understandably, quite a few of the […]

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Back to School

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”  A.A. Milne The summer holidays are almost over and a new school year is looming. For children, returning to school can present an exciting feat of new beginnings in a new environment whilst creating life affirming moments. On […]

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Holiday Mindfulness for Kids

“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” – Sonia Ricotti With the summer holidays in full swing it’s time for kids to relax, have fun and unwind after a busy school year.  Whether you’re staying in the UK or travelling abroad to get some sun, many kids […]

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