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...
Why is your child naughty after school?

Why is your child naughty after school?

Do you find that when you collect your child from school they are like a wild animal? Are they rude and loud even when you tell them off? Do you wish they were better behaved at home? When I was a Reception class teacher I used to notice that when my new children...
Are you robbing your child of their childhood?

Time

Time – How much can kids do? This morning I’ve started a Declutter Your Day Facebook Challenge. This morning the focus has been on what we would like a bit of extra time for. I’m very tempted to say, ”To be more productive.” But what does that really mean? I spend a...