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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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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Holidays with Autism

Originally posted on Journal of Miss H:
Whether its the Easter holidays, half term or Summer break, for many children, the idea of no school, teachers or homework for a few weeks, fills them with thoughts of joy and freedom.  There are lie ins, spending more time with their friends and maybe travelling abroad with family to explore…

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Breathing for Kids with Anxiety

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh After a recent trip to Brighton beach, I left with a sense of calmness having spent my day breathing in fresh sea breeze and relaxing. My seaside trip got me thinking about how breathing not only helps adults […]

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