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Traditions: A trial or a treasure?

November marks the beginning of Winter, with the clocks going back . It is a lovely month, but often gets lost as the shops are brimming with Christmas. November is full of traditions that families embrace, Halloween, Bonfire Night, walking in the woods swishing leaves, drinking hot chocolate with marshmallows afterwards, Remembrance Sunday and for […]

Bridging the Gap in Mental Health Services

BRIDGING THE GAP IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Why this is urgent right now The current crisis in mental health services affects all of us. Current figures reveal that one in 10 children now have a diagnosable mental health condition yet waiting lists for an initial appointment with CAMHS in Kent can be up to 18 […]

The Weller Way Revision Guide for teens

    It’s that time again, exam season, are you dreading it, or do you feel in control? However you are feeling with a little memory refresher of some revision techniques and some ways to boost your motivation that are tried and tested to ensure success by reducing stress, you will be able to build […]

The Power of the AND

3 Minute read Who had the Connect kit in their home, that magnetic one, with the balls and the sticks, the bits that always blocked the hoover!? It always fascinated me how each one of my children could make very different shapes, ones that got more convoluted, as time went on. There are so many […]

Time for a Parenting Detox?

  We have set new goals at the beginning of a new year since ancient times. I have read that the ancient Babylonians, 4000 years ago  are believed to have been the the first people to make New Year’s resolutions and then the  Romans made promises of good conduct to the God Janus, for the […]

Tis’ the season for a Pantomine

Christmas is the time of traditions, and going to a Pantomine is a firm family favourite across the land. Pantomine is not originally a British tradition or a children’s entertainment show. Pantomine began as entertainment for adults, it can be traced back to the ancient Roman “Saturnalia” Midwinter feast, at which everything was supposed to […]

The Balance Act

The Author Alain de Botton said:  “there is no such thing as work/life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life” . Whether you find that re-assuring or not, when we talk about balance, we can get stressed and feel guilty just trying . What are we trying to balance? Is there a conflict in trying to […]

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