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
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.
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
Children are so receptive to suggestion and some positive mantras will help you create a wonderful family environment. Here are 5 great affirmations to teach your children. Little ones as young as 3 years old will enjoy these positive pledges. There is no failure just a chance to learn You CAN do anything you think you can Always be honest and open It’s great to take some quiet time to just relax We all have different feelings and ways of thinking and that’s ok Write them out and put them somewhere visible, decorate them with pictures and photos to bring them to life! Encourage your children to come up with their own to add to the list. [activecampaign form=1]