Category Archives: Morals and Values

Kindness Begets Kindness

There is an old English proverb that says “Kindness begets kindness” and it is no truer than when applied to parenting.  Children brought up with kindness will exhibit the same in their own lives, be more empathetic and compassionate but … Continue reading

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Expectations!

Well with Christmas around the corner, doubtless many children’s expectations will be running high.  They might hide the fact that they have expectations, but with the prepped Christmas lists, visits to Santa, talk about what they would like for Christmas … Continue reading

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Hold Fast To That Which Is Good – A Motto For Parents Of Teenagers

Today, my boy came back.  He’s been away for a few months and it was good to have the old him back home.  Well if I’m honest, the physical “he” never left but as a 14 year old, he’s been … Continue reading

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Reality TV – How Real Is It For Our Children?

X Factor, Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, American Idol, Strictly, Jeremy Kyle, SuperNanny, Kardashians, Born in Chelsea …. the list goes on. Reality TV has become the stalwart of modern broadcasting offering glimpses into the “everyday lives” of the … Continue reading

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I Love You Just Not Your Behaviour!

Teenagers and Apologies Consider the situation – a noisy classroom, a stressed teacher and an exercise that needs considerable 1:1 between one student and the teacher leaving the others unsupervised for a large part of the lesson!  It doesn’t take … Continue reading

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Fairies, Fairy Tale and Folklore – Good or Bad for Children?

We were reflecting the other day on the fairies that used to frequent our house when the children were little.  They have happy memories of Slumberbell (the night time fairy who would encourage the children to stay in their beds … Continue reading

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Morals and Values: helping children to set their moral compass in life

What are morals The dictionary definition of morality states that it is the quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct, a system of ideas of right and wrong conduct, virtuous conduct, a rule or lesson … Continue reading

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