Tag Archives: Starting School

Is it time to Reset or Refresh Your Boundaries

Imagine if you built a new house. You created this gorgeous home, yours. Would you build a fence? Would you create a garden path? Would you make sure the house had a front door on it? Or would you leave your house open… for anyone to walk in, YELL and SCREAM, make a mess, crash…

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School Mornings have a Long Lasting Impact

Last week, we looked at the 5 Top Tips for making school mornings amazing! Trust they were useful. And what if… it was about so much more than that?! Working with adults as a Leadership Facilitator helping business owners create high-performing teams, there are some surprising commonalities. And guess what? It all starts in the formative years.…

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The 3 Most Important Questions for School Morning Routine

Today, we’re going to have a quick chat about the 3 Most Important Questions you need to be asking your child before school. Let me set the scene…. These questions are to be used after a morning hug, snuggletime and chit-chat. These questions assume you have already got or established a ‘morning routine’ with your…

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What do when your child isn’t bounding out of bed?

What to do with a Morgan Muffel?   As school has kicked back in, how many of you had to deal with a Morganmuffel? This was my favourite word, when I started learning German many years ago. It describes someone who is in a bad mood and doesn’t want to get out of bed.  …

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Tip 1 – Your Emotional Journey

How was your morning this morning? Was it stress free? Did you get out of the house on time? Did you make it through without losing your sh$%?? If you did – fantastic. If you didn’t, then welcome to my world. When Henry started school… it was mayhem, crying, tears, tantrum, forgotten hats, late… oh…

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#7day challenge

Choose your favourite card from the School’s Coming Routine Kit card pack and tell us why it’s your fave. There are 46 cards in the pack and each play an important role in helping kids prepare for school. The cards are an important source of conversation and discussion for parents about routine, responsibility and teamwork.…

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Will it work?

Will it or won’t it work? Some days it does and some days it doesn’t and other days it’s a bit messy. I truly believe though in never giving up no matter how tough, messy or ugly it gets. When it comes to parenting and being the best parent I can possibly be, I’m committed,…

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Protection?

  When they’re little we are their protectors constantly watching, supervising and keeping them safe. Once they go to daycare or pre-school, we hand over some of that sense of responsibility. With the next step transitioning to school it becomes more amplified, because with the school yard comes new challenges. As our child is growing,…

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