October 6, 2018

Children are all wired to process information differently and there are so many nuances and variables between each nature and how they prefer to learn. Some prefer conceptual, abstract information whereas others need concrete, factual information. 

High movement childre...

July 12, 2018

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Bringing home a new baby can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone; no matter how prepared you are, it seems there are always a million things to think about and plan for. You may be worried about your finances, making sure the hospi...

March 13, 2018

When a child or teen experiences anxiety, it can be hard to help them understand why they’re feeling the way they do. Anxiety can manifest in many different ways, have many different causes, and can involve many different symptoms that can affect the mind, body, and so...

April 18, 2017

When a Sensitive child is not supported in processing their emotions and in making sense of all the relational tension that goes on at school, they have a tendency to worry. When this worry is not verbalized and processed, it turns to anxiety and usually presents itsel...

April 1, 2017

Every child deserves to be protected from bullies. Often we can't stop the bully, but we can help children to reflect and process their experience, and instill in them a resilient attitude towards any further offences so they feel confident and secure.

Bu...

March 18, 2017

We all have that one special person we go to with our problems. It may be your spouse, a good friend, or close family member. This person is always available to give you a shoulder to cry on; they listen as you describe your dilemma, they understand how you must be fee...

November 17, 2016

You don't deserve my unconditional love

When children are at their worst and you are at your wits end it can be hard to be loving.

In my younger nanny days I was no-nonsense. I was quick to hand out punishments and remove privileges for bad behaviour.  I became good at o...

November 14, 2016

A common statement I hear from parents is, “My kids are so different, it makes no sense! They share the same genes, environment, routines and parents! What makes them so different?” 

My answer in one word: Nature.

Each child has a unique Nature, an innate temperamen...

November 14, 2016

Sensitive children gather details and relate emotionally to what is going on in their world.

After a traumatic incident, for instance, an earthquake, they empathize with anyone that is unhappy. They continue to worry about it long after the event.

Here are 6 easy tips to...

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