AAGH! She’s starting school!

Starting school can be an anxious time, both for parent and child. Returning to school after the summer break, even if you’ve been there before, can be just as bad. All the feelings you could be feeling! You are anxious about them being away from you all day, in...
Do you trust your children on their own?

Do you trust your children on their own?

Now that the weather is becoming dryer and warmer we all know that it does us good to be outdoors more. Medical advice is to get out in the sunshine, breathe the fresh air and get the sun on our skin. Aside from that I know I feel better when I’ve had some time...
Are you robbing your child of their childhood?

Are you robbing your child of their childhood?

That’s a harsh and perhaps controversial question I know, but I’m very concerned about our young children.  If you have known me for a while you’ll know what kind of parent I have been. In some ways I let my children follow their dreams and in others I put the...

Parents Reveal Concerns Ahead of School Return Next Week

The majority of local parents do have faith that schools will continue to look after children and their wellbeing, according to a recent focus group of local parents across Kent. In collaboration with Modular Classrooms, our founder Vicki Raven, questioned local...
The 3 Keys to a great relationship with your child

The 3 Keys to a great relationship with your child

There are many many factors that affect the relationship we have with our children, and over many years. You will know what’s true for you right now. Personally, I have found time (lack of it) and tiredness to be my major factors. When I have not made time for my...
Shut up and listen!

Shut up and listen!

How often do you shout at your child? Does your child ever shout at you? Why does listening matter so much anyway?? Your job as a parent has always been to keep your child safe and to teach them the important things so that they can be independent and make their own...