Christmas is coming 🎄

It’s that time of year when the festive season is in full swing.  Christmas can represent an exciting and fun time for children.  Many kids love to write to Father Christmas and visit Santa’s Grotto, then wait in anticipation for presents and seasonal surprises. However, the busyness, unpredictable events, social interactions and sensory overload of […]

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Mindful Grounding for Kids

The run up to Christmas can be a busy time of year. With all the festive activities, social interactions and events, many children are excited about this time of year. However, the busyness can also be overwhelming for kids struggling to find a sense of peace and calm. Just mentally processing all the unexpected comings […]

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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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