Being resilient means that you know how to cope when you are faced with obstacles; that no matter what the circumstances, you will push past your limits to succeed. Resilience is very often defined as simply having emotional strength. It is also a very prevalent issue in society – children are seemingly not as resilient as they used to be.
We can’t all be master mathematicians or famous doctors. Who would create the music we listen to while we relax or exercise? Who would paint the artworks we love to admire? Who would write the books we love to read? Each and every child has their own unique talents and abilities. It is so important to encourage these, instead of pushing some ancient notion on your child.
When I hear the letters ADHD, a part of me becomes very uncomfortable. Uh oh, what now? Run in the opposite direction? Ignore? Scream? Shout? Cry?
A teacher’s job is to try their best to help your child reach their full potential. A lot of that is based on your child and their attitude to learning. Where do they learn this attitude? At home from their parents, and from their peers. So what can you do to help?
Learn how your procrastination affects your child’s school results, and how one parent changed things around completely by following a step-by-step plan.
Holidays are there for a reason. Unwinding, relaxing and so much more. But the exams are around the corner and it’s time to get cracking. Here’s our guide to getting started.