What if ADHD was a gift?

What if ADHD was a gift? Which is better? How would you regard a child diagnosed with ADHD if their characteristics were considered a talent rather than a deficit and a disorder? Most of us function well within society, but it appears that those on the edge of...

Lockdown – what’s happening to us?

Lockdown – what’s happening to us? Lockdown – what’s happening to parents & carers? Recent research published 19.01.2021, from the University of Oxford reveals what parents already knew – that their stress and anxiety levels have...

Protecting children from negativity

Protecting children from negativity Here we go again! The carpet of predictability and stability in our lives has been pulled out from under us once more. Things seemed to be getting back to “normal” during the summer. But it feels to me as though certainty is...

How emotional intelligence helps children

How emotional intelligence helps children The power of emotional intelligence We often hide, suppress, or control our emotions because we’ve learned that it’s wise. However, children generally wear their emotions on their sleeve for anyone to see....