Lessons for life: Teaching kids strengths to be brave and resilient

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An important lesson for life is teaching children that they can draw on their strengths to overcome challenges.  Strengths are the unique qualities, skills, or attributes that individuals possess and excel in. They represent areas of natural talent, competence, or proficiency that contribute positively to a person’s abilities and potential for success. Identifying and understanding…

First Day Back to School: Parents Ultimate Guide for a Smooth Start

In preparation for a good first day back to school, we sought advice from local teachers  who regularly engage with us during incursions. We were blown away by their invaluable insights to help parents ready their kids for learning success. Ensuring children are ready to learn involves meeting their basic needs. Starting from the foundation,…

Movies for kids to teach life lessons

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It can be hard to find good movies for kids. Movies are great examples of how to engage and learn resilience messages; not only do they convey life lessons through themes and dialogues, but they are also entertaining, which helps the messages be more memorable to kids. We put together a list of movies that…

How to develop resilience by avoiding labelling your children.

“She is a picky eater”, “He is lazy”, “She’s a perfectionist” are all examples of some of the things we say to undermine all the things we do to develop resilience in children. In this blog we outline how to focus on what behaviour needs to change.