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Catch a Falling (Mood) Star

Children just love to throw things don’t they? Anything from a bouncy ball to a tantrum! Throwing is actually great for children. Throwing helps with hand/eye co-ordination, timing and balance. Having said that, children who continually throw things can be really...

The Importance of My Mood Stars for Early Years boys

Be a man! Get a grip lad! Only girls cry! Don’t be such a sissy! Even before our fathers were born men weren’t considered men without that stiff upper lip mentality. Isn’t it a wonder that more men than women have such a hard time dealing with emotions? Coming down...

The Versatile Soft Toy for Encouraging Emotional Expression

My Mood Stars We all know that the ability to express and control our own emotions and also recognise them in others is an essential social skill.  However, for the young child or for children on the autism spectrum – and even for older people suffering from dementia,...

My Moods Stars & Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety If you are anything like me – you hate to hear a baby screaming.  And of course nature has her way of making sure that our own baby has a cry that shakes your very core! Often excessive crying is caused by separation anxiety, when you leave the room...