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

In the age of digital technology, and innovative pursuits, many children are growing up today, excited to find new ways to socially interact and purchase the latest fad. 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 and goings […]

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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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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 summer holidays coming to an end for all schools across the UK, many children are excited to see what the new academic year will bring. On the other hand, understandably, many children are feeling overwhelmed and uneasy to return to busy […]

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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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