Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Importance Of Music In Child Development

Music is everywhere!  It plays over the radio, backtracks to television programmes, is piped in shops, restaurants, surgeries, resonates through us, in us, about us.  Day in day out music is a huge part of our life, affecting our moods … Continue reading

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Spare The Rod And Spoil The Child

Originally posted on Ginz&Tonic:
Spare the rod and spoil the child So the saying goes But that is not to say that you Can beat your children so Or chastise them inappropriately Deprive them, knock about Demean, bully,…

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Dream The (Im)possible Dream

Nurturing The Visionary In Your Child Recently I overheard someone being accused of being “idealistic – all full of vision but not in the real world”.  It was something that stuck in my mind – no more so than the … Continue reading

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Say No To Shame and Humiliation

Recently it came to my attention that a teacher in a local school was using a white board to name and shame students.  She called it her numpty board; numpty according to meaning “stupid person”.  Across the internet also, we sometimes … Continue reading

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