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Use it. Or lose it! How to sneak learning in to play

Use it. Or lose it! How to sneak learning in to play

The school holidays are a welcome break for children to unwind, recuperate and take a rest from the structured routines from school. We know our children need, and look forward to the break – and as parents often we do too. Its time for fun, socialising, spending time...

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Why it’s important to celebrate your “you-ness”

Why it’s important to celebrate your “you-ness”

Why is it that we are happy to spend our hard-earnt money on “limited edition” items believing them to be rare and special but struggle to celebrate our own uniqueness in the same manner? Surely, this same philosophy should extend to celebrating our own / our...

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How to nurture a child’s sense of gratitude

How to nurture a child’s sense of gratitude

My daughter, Asara, sat still while I tried to fish-plait her hair this morning and said to me, “Mummy. We should say thank you to the cows”. She paused to make sure I was listening and then continued; “Because they give us milk and we have milk everyday”. I smiled at...

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