Tag Archives: Flow

How to support your child’s learning, no the answer isn’t supervising homework.

Do you want to spend your time standing over your child to check homework or would you rather help your child develop the values, skills and knowledge to be independent and self reliant. Some children are born with powerful drive … Continue reading

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School holidays: how children learn even when they appear to be playing.

Will your children have a happy Easter break doing things they love and avoiding boredom?  Are you confident that things will go well or do you wonder what to do for the best? Is this a time for rest and … Continue reading

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What children really need from their summer break is to discover and use their strengths.

Will your children have a happy summer doing things they love and avoiding boredom?  Are you confident that things will go well or do you wonder what to do for the best? Is this a time for rest and recreation … Continue reading

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F is for Flow: The A TO Z of a Flourishing Childhood

Introduction When children get a great start in life their chances of being happy, confident and successful adults soars. As a Child Psychologist I’m interested in what works to give each child what they need to flourish. I’ve chosen Flow … Continue reading

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The Positive Psychology of Play: How Play Helps Children to Flourish

Children love to play and become totally absorbed in games they choose for themselves.  Everyone agrees that play is important for young children but once children reach school age it can become crowded out by a busy timetable of structured … Continue reading

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Motivating Children: to push, pull or inspire?

Motivated people get results there’s no doubt about that.   Motivation counts for more than ability because persistence,  effort and problem solving are key skills to overcome challenge and stay focused on your goals.   So where does motivation come … Continue reading

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