How to raise independent children

Dec 28 2020

Parents raise independent children by presenting the children with the necessary life skills to live independently. The road to independence starts when the child is younger, and parents present them with new responsibilities. By finding the best combination of strategies, parents can raise children that create wonderful lives and can take care of themselves.

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It’s good to listen

Dec 25 2020

Whilst 2020 has been a time of upheaval and reflection for many, what did we really learn from our children during these unchartered times? Children know more about themselves and our world than we often give them credit for.  It was therefore wonderful to observe the comfort and ease felt as they returned to nursery after the first lockdown earlier this year.

The sheer strength of the relationships, the friendships they had built and the familiarity of the environment made the transition back to nursery much smoother.

Interestingly, Covid-19 became a background noise for many children. Once they arrived at nursery, they just wanted to get back and play with their friends and be in a safe cocoon.

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Simple tips to avoid festive burnout this Christmas

Dec 23 2020

I am Louise Murray and I am a Holistic Health Coach with a qualification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and a Mindfulness Teacher. I take a truly holistic approach to health and wellness by nourishing people ON and OFF the plate by coaching them with nutrition advice combined with lifestyle and behaviour change, healthy habit formation, mindset tools, mindfulness and self-care practices. As a mother of a large family (4 kid mama!), I know a thing or two about Christmas burnout. Let’s be honest, between the gift purchasing and wrapping, handmade cards, and endless household chores and ‘to do’ lists –  most mums feel the pressure of the upcoming festive season.

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