All posts filed under: Development

The Gift of Failure, by Jessica Lahey

The Gift of Failure: how to step back and let your child succeed. Reviewed by Isabelle, mother of 2, Hampshire. Star rating (4 out of 5) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “The setbacks, mistakes, miscalculations and failures we have shoved out of our children’s way are the very experiences that teach them how to be resourceful, persistent, innovative and resilient […]

Nurturing Nature

“Nurturing Natures; Attachment and Children’s Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development” by Graham Music

Reviewed By Mel Newton, Mother of 1, Sussex Rich in the most current scientific research, yet engaging and accessible; A deeply informative and inspiring read for anyone involved with the care and wellbeing of children and young people. Star rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Graham Music is a widely experienced psychotherapist who works with children, adolescents, adults and families. Music […]

The Whole-Brain Child

The Whole Brain Child – 12 Proven Strategies to Nurture your Child’s developing Mind

“If you know yourself to be someone who is super logical and very left brain dominant, who may need some help emotionally coaching and connecting with your child…go for it. But for everyone else,  I’d say don’t read this expecting 12 strategies. There’s really only one or two” “On the fence as I am, I’d give it 3 […]

Playing in a field

Children need to play

The Telegraph published an article a year ago or so, Children as young as five suffering from depression. In the same article the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) said that 8,000 children below the age of 10 are estimated to suffer from severe depression and that children under 5 can suffer from depression, yet […]