18th July 2017

#hometruths The Parenting Why’s Series – episode 1 “Why do your kids hate each other?”

#hometruths Ah yes even the word hometruth is enough to make most recoil. Our culture is great at that behind closed doors thing, We don’t share the misery and we certainly don’t discuss family business. Actually I think facebook put paid to that. (Oh I love old odd sayings) Over sharing is caring. So in the spirit of my new Parenting Why’s Series – it’s time to ask an oldy but a goody…. ‘Why do your kids hate each other?’ Prefer video? Watch here https://www.facebook.com/Mindtoolsforkids/videos/1409004415858079/ Why do your kids compete, jostle, argue and generally act like they hate each other? Well, there are few key reasons why and they may not be what you think… 1. Most kids, (actually most
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
14th May 2016

Happy National Children’s Day 2016!

Happy National Children’s Day 2016. There are some fantastic events taking place all over the UK in honour of National Children’s Day. Children are a gift, and their happiness, development and quality of life are so important. Please access your free copy of Smart Strategies and Top Tips for Parents as our gift to you.
30th April 2015

5 tips for a super family day out!

  5 tips for a super family day out! Give clean and clear instruction to child about the behaviour you want rather than what you don’t want. ‘I would like you to read and colour in the car, sharing your books with your brother’. Rather than, ‘don’t keep asking for things and no fighting over the colouring books with your brother’. Give your children an understanding of what to expect while you are out so they are prepared. This may include, we will queue to see animals, or you will wait your turn for a go on the slide. Mapping out the structure of the day will help them too. We will travel in the car for a couple of