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How are children coping with COVID restrictions?

Impact of COVID restrictions. Life for our children during COVID bears little to no resemblance in comparison to their lives before. The enormous trend toward “online time” and the significant decline in “face-to-face time” is unnatural for many of us. I believe that...

Cooking children’s confidence recipe!

A fun exercise for your child (and you). Cooking children’s confidence is like baking a cake! There are several ingredients, some are more important than others, and it needs the right amount of time to cook before it’s ready! Those of us who regularly bake know how...

Resilience – 3 things everybody should know!

How resilience works for me.I’m feeling on edge right now! It’s due to a combination of things, but I’m not sure what. One might be that I feel exposed, unsure because I’m exploring new things and sometimes I feel like I really don’t know what I’m doing. Another could...

Life after COVID

Life after COVID I’ve been thinking about life after COVID and wondering what the long-term effects could be? However, my thoughts seem to have created more questions than answers! Belief I am not sure what to believe. Is COVID such an enormous threat to society? Does...

Overcoming anxiety

Overcoming anxietyAnxiety is like rust. To start with, you can't see it because it’s all below the surface. Therefore initially everything seems fine to the casual onlooker. Then specks begin to show up. In the beginning, the effects are minor but left untreated rust...

Coronavirus versus depression

Coronavirus versus depression – which is humanity's greatest threat today?Here are my thoughts. What are our government leaders doing to quash humanity's latest threat, the Coronavirus? Well, based upon the news reports that I’ve read it seems to me as though they are...

Children’s self-esteem matters

Children's self-esteem mattersChildren's self-esteem matters because it's directly linked to accomplishment and fulfilment. Building children's self-esteem matters more today than ever before because instances of low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression in children...

Building children’s self-esteem

Building children's self-esteem​The emotional "bank account"! Building children’s self-esteem is about helping them to fill up their emotional "bank account". It’s also about helping them to recognise when they (or someone else) are “stealing” from their bank! So how...

Build Children’s Confidence

How to build children’s confidence  People have been asking to hear my thoughts about how to build children’s confidence.  Lets begin by considering how self-confidence or loss of self-confidence occurs.  But, before we do that it’s really important to know that...

What’s in my teen’s mind?

What's in my teen's mind?I often found myself scratching my head, wondering what’s in my teen’s mind. It was so difficult for me to know, mostly I was guessing.I’m sure I was way off the mark most of the time because nothing I did or said seemed to work. Later I began...

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