Building Confidence in Your Child

Building Confidence in Your Child Confidence is a precious commodity for all of us, but especially for children. It’s important to help them build it up so they can navigate life with more ease and comfort. But how do you do that? Read on to learn some helpful tips! Be Supportive and Encouraging One of […]

Parenting 6-Year-Olds: A Guide for Parents

Parenting 6yr olds: A Guide for Parents  It is an exciting but daunting task parenting 6yr olds. Children at this age are transitioning from being a toddler into their early school years, and it is important to understand how best to support them as they learn and grow. As parents, we want the best for […]

How to connect with your child again

Firstly, let’s talk about that word “connect”. Humans are made to connect, that’s just a fact. We love making connections and establishing bonds with people and things around us. Whether that be with nature, animals, music, sports, clothes etc… the fact is we want to connect when something inspires us or makes us feel good. However, […]

Family dynamics and how they affect child development

Family dynamics and how they affect child development According to the National Library of Medicine, “Family dynamics refers to the patterns of interactions among relatives, their roles and relationships, and the various factors that shape their interactions. Because family members rely on each other for emotional, physical, and economic support, they are one of the […]

Working Moms – Career vs Family

Working Moms – Choosing career vs family Serena Williams is “evolving away from tennis” to expand her family. It’s a hot topic around the globe at the moment with many weighing in on her choice and comments made about choosing her career vs family. What resonated with us was this one line from Serena… “We […]

5 Steps to Reduce Separation Anxiety in Children Going to School

5 Steps to Reduce Separation Anxiety in Children Going to School Starting school is a big step for both child and parent. Your child may experience feelings of separation anxiety at this time because they are just starting school and it is new to them to be apart from a parent. This type of separation […]

Behavioural consultancy – more than just parent therapy.

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Behavioural consultancy – more than just parent therapy Why you need to consider behavioural consultancy services Parenting is, without a doubt, one of the most challenging yet joyous parts of life. As parents, you’re not only responsible for meeting your child’s physical and emotional needs but also tasked with preparing them for life by improving […]

Look Who’s Talking Now – Anti-Social Media Part 5

Something that often pops up while I’m waiting for Family Guy to start on TV is the Internet Matters advert which interviews parents about their internet knowledge. It’s always a forehead slapping moment when you hear some of the comments made: The gleeful Mum: “I’m not up to speed on parental controls.” (Why?) The smiling […]

Forest School – Case study 3

Case study 3 We run weekly Mini Explorers session (adult and toddler sessions) where we have the privilege of observing, assessing and planning activities to meet children’s curiosities and developmental needs. These sessions run over a six-session period which enables the Forest School team to observe each individual child’s development.   Session 1 for a […]

Forest School – Case study 2

Case study 2 Torbay Young Carers attended a bespoke Forest School session, which enabled Young Carers to have the space and freedom of our four acre orchard to themselves for an afternoon of fun, enabling them to have space and time to reflect and talk freely if they wanted to. This was the first time […]