The Art of Waiting – Children

We live in a world that is all about convenience such that advances in technology have allowed immediate access to diverse foods, knowledge, social interactions, money, television shows and music without ever leaving the house. During drives, we often don’t hear children saying, “are we there yet” because of the constant distractions from iPads, iPhones and […]
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Managing Transitions

We have all found it challenging in one way or another when something unexpected happens or didn’t go our way. These situations can lead to feelings of frustration, fear and even anxiety. When children experience these emotions during transitions, it can often lead to a tantrum or a meltdown. These emotional outbursts are often either the result […]
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Getting Prepared for the School Year

  Returning to school and work in the new year and the transition that this requires can be a difficult task, especially when managing the transition of multiple family members.   The challenges of returning to school and work can include adjusting sleep schedules, organising and purchasing school equipment and uniforms and returning to a structured routine.   To help you with your [...]
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Reading Difficulties

Reading difficulties can occur for a wide range of reasons and can affect people of all ages. Reading is important for: learning new words developing language understanding learning about the world developing imagination assisting with academic achievement. In the early years of schooling, it is important for children to develop the ability to correctly read […]
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“Coaching children through their feelings- What can I do when my child experiences big emotions?”

When your child experiences big emotions, it can often feel overwhelming and upsetting. However, whilst difficult, these moments can be an important learning opportunity for children, which form the building blocks for effective emotion regulation throughout their lifetime!   What is emotion coaching? “Emotion coaching” is a communication approach which supports children to be aware […]
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