Parenting

Millions of children have never had an eye test

Millions of children have never had an eye test, with parents more likely to get their child’s shoe size checked than their eyesight. A study of 2,000 parents found a quarter of children don’t get regular eye examinations, with…

Education Parenting

How To Help Your Children To Learn

You already know that learning isn’t something that is just limited to classrooms, and there are so many things that you could be doing to help your children to learn in new ways. Learning happens all the time and…

Parenting

THESE are the best things about being a child

The best things about being a child include building dens, jumping in puddles, climbing trees – and dressing up. A study of 1,000 children under 11 found getting presents, feeling loved by parents and school holidays are also considered…

4-12 year olds Parenting

Let’s Talk About… Puberty

As parents, we all know that the day will come that we need to discuss puberty with our children. In my opinion, it shouldn’t be an option; it’s a necessity. Schools are obliged to teach a curriculum that involves…

Through My Eyes

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Resilience?

The word resilience seems to be used in many different contexts as a necessary quality. But is there such a thing as too much resilience? What is resilience? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, resilience is defined as “the ability to…

Education

What Types Of Learning Affect Humans The Most?

By definition, learning is the act of gaining knowledge or skills. This is often applied to human beings who constantly attempt to expand their horizon of knowledge and understanding by learning new things. However, different types of learning can…

Parenting

Christmas Eve Traditions for Families

Christmas Eve is one of the most magical evenings of the year, and one that most likely is filled with a range of traditions. The sun sets, the air becomes crisp and cold, and children are bursting with excitement…

Articles Through My Eyes

Wave of Light 2021: My Thoughts

Pregnancy and baby loss awareness are tough subjects to talk about for some people. I understand why, and the Wave of Light can be triggering, too. When it comes to loss, there are no rights and wrongs, no sides…