Tag: Child development
Break The Rules And Have Fun!
I often talk to parents in my Hertfordshire therapy space and professionals in Hertfordshire schools about creativity and rules. I personally think that there is a fine and interesting balance to be had between creativity and following the rules. But why am I thinking about this today? Well,[…]Read more
Choice Theory – Does It Work?
Today I’m going to be talking to you about something called ‘Choice Theory’; you may have come across this before and I just want to give you a little refresher around it. I won’t be going into tons and tons of detail but I think reminding ourselves that[…]Read more
Rest: Why Children Need It
As we approach the new school term here in Hertfordshire there is something I see happening amongst parents and professionals, and that is we’re building up to this sense of getting ready to go out and do things full-steam, hard-hitting with as many different activities as we possibly[…]Read more
I often talk to parents, professionals in Hertfordshire about why it’s so important that you take the pressure off yourselves and take the pressure off of the young people that you are working with. Welcome to the modern Western world where you are constantly in a state of[…]Read more
Parents And Professionals: How To Help A ‘Slow Learner’
The term ‘slow learner’ is a misrepresentation (and poor terminology) of what is often going on inside the mind of a child or teenager who isn’t keeping up either academically or developmentally with his/her peers. It’s also one of those labels that can be difficult to shift. But[…]Read more