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what influences self-esteem

Understand what influences your child’s self-esteem

Caring for children within our incredibly busy, ever-changing lives, is rarely easy at the best of times. Our own exhaustion and stress can add to the invisible pressures placed on our families, especially if we try to live up to some social media representation of perfection. But when we can understand the influences on our children’s self-esteem, we are far better placed to nurture it.

the truth about why your child must touch everything

The truth about why your child must touch everything

Take care not to lose your child’s eager attempts at learning From The Learning Child set of talks and materials In all they do during these early years, your child is looking for opportunities to learn and understand this fascinating world. But as they look to you for guidance and confirmation of their actions, be …

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lifelong learning from the very beginning

How to support Lifelong Learning from the very beginning

Begin supporting Lifelong Learning from the very beginning From The Learning Child set of talks and materials So, what is the truth about supporting lifelong learning from the very beginning? Actually, it starts long before you might think! Since before they were born, very real learning has been going on in the mind and body …

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why is my child reacting like that? spotlight on tough emotions

Why is my child reacting like THAT? Spotlight on tough emotions

Helping your child to manage their emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials Have you ever found yourself asking “Why is my child reacting like that?” As we turn a spotlight on tough emotions, know that every child responds differently when confronted with an emotional situation.  And it all takes experience and …

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want to effectively grow your child’s brain

Learn how to effectively grow your child’s brain

How can you begin growing your child’s brain From The Learning Child set of talks and materials If you want to learn how to effectively grow your child’s brain, firstly you need to start from the very beginning.  Your child’s brain has begun developing since conception.  Meaning that by the time they are born, it …

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Positive practises to begin from the start

Positive practises to begin from the start to give your child the best opportunities for success

How to give your child the best Opportunities for Success From the What Every Parent Needs to Know set of talks and materials From birth there are many positive practises you can begin from the start, things you can introduce to support your child’s ongoing development.  And through the choices you make, the interactions you …

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developing skills of a lifelong learner

Discover How to Support your child in developing skills of a lifelong learner

Help your child Become a Lifelong Learner From The Learning Child set of talks and materials The ability to learn is a skill, just like any other.  It is a complex process that combines cognitive, linguistic, perceptual, and motor skills in a multitude of formal and informal ways. But luckily, we are all engineered to want to …

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Limit stress from your child

Powerful reasons to limit guilt and stress from around your child

Childhood can be stressful – For all concerned!  From the What Every Parent Needs to Know set of talks and materials Stress and anxiety is a part of every life, and getting through childhood can be stressful.  Sorry, but there it is…  affecting the decisions we make and the ways we behave.  But does raising children have …

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why is play so important to your growing, learning child?

Why is play so important to your growing, learning child?

Scientist, Playwright or Mathematician – Who will your playing child be today? From The Learning Child set of talks and materials Your child will have no hesitancy in freely initiating or valuing the learning potential of play.  But why is play so important to your growing, learning child? When you offer your child resources, ideas …

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