22nd July 2016

25 Super Summer Holiday Activities that are kind to their mind and your pocket!

Well, the Summer holidays are here and so is the added pressure to create amazing memories and entertainment around the clock. Many of us parents still have work pressures, chores and errands galore to add to the mix, which can add to our time pressure and guilt. Some of the best memories are made with pure creativity not money. To save you some much needed time and energy, here are 25 activity ideas to save your sanity, boost their brainpower and save your pocket! Enjoy! Confidence boosting crafts Harry Potters positivity spells. Create your own magic book of positivity spells in your very own spell book. This is such great fun and really fun to do. Think of as many ways to
23rd November 2015

5 Simple mind games for super kids!

Do you ever wish you could encourage your child to feel happy, optimistic, calm and centred, confident or motivated? Give these 5 simple games a whirl. 1. Ask your child to think of a time when they felt really happy. You can give some examples if they are overthinking. Ask them to step into themselves in that moment. Ask them what they see, hear and feel. Make sure you go with them on the experience by matching your body language and voice tonality! 2. Tell your child a metaphorical story about a special child that overcame a problem situation. Make it vivid, bright and emphasise that no matter how many challenges they faced, they felt happy and confident to give
17th November 2015

Talking to children about death

At an early age they will form their own beliefs around it, with many accepting that it is permanent and happens to us all. Inevitable as it is, death and talking about it remains one of the most taboo subjects for a parent. We cannot protect our children from death. It is something they will be exposed to on a regular basis; whether on the news, in films, an animal on the side of the road or the loss of a family pet or much loved grandparent. Talking to our children about death can help us ascertain what they know and understand, their fears and worries. Create an environment where children feel comfortable to discuss their feelings and concerns. It
9th November 2015

Ditch the shopping list!

Children learn like sponges and soak up as much as they possibly can in their new and expanding environments. Now is the time to teach them simple ways to supercharge their memory and retain information easily and effectively.  Just think of how easy exams, tests and managing their lives will be with a Sherlock Holmes style magic memory! The great thing is that the younger they are, the easier they find it to learn creatively. They are wired to do so! One really easy way to quickly show children the power of their memory is to teach them the body system. This works by creating association between our body parts and items on a list. A dose of imagination will