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“Wowsers Trousers! You’re Good At This!”

7 Tips For Building Your Child's Resilience. What Is Resilience? Resilience is the ability to recover quickly from difficulties; challenges, problems and crisis. We as parents sometimes look at our children in awe of what they are capable of, from their first roll...

How to win Small Business Sunday

How on Earth do small businesses win Small Business Sunday? What is Small Business Sunday? Well, over in Twitterland, every Sunday evening between the hours of 5.30 p.m and 7 p.m, the multi-talented and incredibly successful Theo Paphitis runs a competition called...

Wendy Woo: My Mood Stars

Easy Ways to Talk About Feelings in Your EYFS Classroom It’s never been more important to teach children about their emotions. Early years classrooms are the perfect place to start learning about them. If children can explain how they are feeling and understand the...

The Day I Rescued Rodney The Rat

There's a Rat on the Pavement what am I Gonna Do?           I do the odd bit of child minding to help friends out. This particular day, I had been asked to care for a friend's child an evening the following week. Always liking to be punctual,...

How can I help my child prepare for a new school?

Worried Star's 6 tips to help your child prepare for a new school. "Mummy? I don't want to go to school!" We've all heard it at some time or another.  From children who are feeling poorly, to children who are just about to start school or a new class.   It's a...