Over coming back to work anxieties

We've had a long 6 weeks away from the daily activities and interactions of teaching. After the previous 18 months a lot of use started the holidays overstressed and with our wellbeing at an all time low. It's important not to start a new year feeling the same way. Here are my top 5 things I'll be doing to try and start the year right.

Creative self-care…part 2

In my previous blog I spoke about how creativity can be a selfcare tool. This is a continuation of that focusing on how creativity can support children in their mental health, resilience, and life in general.

Supporting Children to return to Class

Mindful practice is an amazing thing to teach our children, it can help them to regulate their emotions and have positive social interactions. With many children anxious about returning to school after a long lockdown, support in these areas is more important than ever.

Busy doing nothing

Half term is finally here and all teachers and parents can breath a sigh of relief! We are still facing a long road and we need to conserve our strength and health. This week take time for you! Self care is a form of health car and is NOT selfish! This week I'm talking about how I am going to attempt this and hopefully give you some suggestions or motivation to do nothing!

Surviving remote learning

Who’s struggling with lockdown 3.0? Nearly all the parents I’ve spoken to through work this week are struggling managing their own expectations for children’s work while juggling children of multiple ages engaging (or not) in home learning. The thing is no teacher or school want children or families to struggle emotionally or mentally and we … Continue reading Surviving remote learning