Teaching your child gratitude

Teaching your child gratitude

Instilling gratitude in your kids is a wonderful gift. Just by understanding how lucky they are will help your children feel happier and healthier in the long run. Not only are they able to appreciate what they have, but are able to form great relationships by being able to express sincerity and thankfulness. It’s a powerful way of thinking and the sooner it’s taught to your children, the sooner they’ll be able to re

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  • Ways to help kids’ move away from a materialistic Christmas

    Christmas is an exciting time for many kids – it means time off school, festive treats and usually an overwhelming number of gifts. With advertising and playground boasting, it’s easy for children to solely focus on how many gifts they receive on Christmas morning, instead of spending quality time with friends and family. In fact, this obsession with materialistic things can mean the whole family becomes stressed wit

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  • Tips for a balanced Christmas study

    With assignments and exams looming after Christmas, for many students the holidays mean study time is essential for academic success. However, with lots of festivities taking place and events with friends and family planned, it’s easy to procrastinate and forget about revision. Having a healthy balance throughout the break is key. Here’s a few helpful tips to help students enjoy their Christmas, as well as prepare fo

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  • Helping your children make New Year’s resolutions

    For many of us New Year means it’s time to reflect back on the last 12 months and resolve to do better in certain areas. Whether it’s exercise, diet or getting up earlier, there are lots of ways everyone can benefit from making resolutions. Your children especially can learn a lot about self-discipline and start to see the value in setting resolutions and goals. In fact, lots of kids find it a fun way to start the ye

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  • Teaching kids to give at Christmas

    The festive season is the perfect time of year to teach children and teenagers the spirit of giving. For younger generations, it’s easy to focus on consumer goods and how many gifts are under the tree, missing the true meaning of Christmas. Showing your kids some easy ways they can give to others, especially those who are less fortunate, will make Christmas more meaningful and rewarding. Understanding that giving and

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  • Why family time is important for your kids

    Most of us are busier than ever, with work, school, social activities and a growing to-do list. Sometimes this can mean important activities such as quality family time can be neglected and pushed to the back of the agenda. However, the benefits of spending time as a family are hard to ignore, which is why it’s crucial to make the time as often as you can. Not only can it have a positive effect on your child’s mental

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  • Why kids should learn coding

    In today’s digital world, coding is quickly becoming a fundamental skill alongside maths and reading. However, many children still don’t have the opportunity to learn to program as it’s rarely taught in schools or at home. With technology rapidly advancing, knowing the basics of coding will not only benefit your kids, but give them a real advantage in every aspect of their lives. Here’s just a few reasons why kids sh

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