Managing Anger

Managing Anger

All of us get angry. Some of us get angry very often. Some are able to control anger. Some of us express our anger freely, whereas some suppress it. Why do we get angry? Is there any way to control the anger? How is it possible to do that? We get angry when we are...
School’s out, what now?

School’s out, what now?

Parents please don’t panic – you don’t need to be a teacher – but we need to be educators of a different way of life. We’re going to have to be in this for the long haul – so, if we go ‘all in’ all guns blazing…...
Is Henry Horrid?

Is Henry Horrid?

I’m sure we’ve all come across the cartoon Horrid Henry at some point. I find this cartoon interesting and heartbreaking. It is a real example of how as adults we can label our children and cause them to behave in ways that are undesirable, and actually it...
The Stress of Year 6 SATs

The Stress of Year 6 SATs

I remember the stress of the year 6 SATs so well. All four of our children found the pressure excruciating despite the school being adamant there was no pressure. YEAH RIGHT! Three of our four children have additional needs and so, of course, this made things a little...