In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare takes a closer look at children’s engagement and behaviour. As educators and at times, as parents, we’re often distracted by what we see children outwardly expressing. But there’s usually richer information (and therefore new solutions) when we take a look beneath the surface at what’s really going on. Do you look …
In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with Deanne Atkinson about how to be an empowered and connected parent. Deanne is a Parenting Coach and Spiritual Counsellor, who is passionate about nurturing children’s feelings and emotions. Listen in to hear: How to support the wellbeing of your child by acknowledging their feelings The importance of choice for …
In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with Rebecca Thompson from Stone and Sprocket, about schema in children’s play. Listen in to hear: Rebecca’s professional journey thus far What is schema? How does it play out in children’s lives? The importance of reflective practice and continual questioning Tips if you’re experiencing information overwhelm The need to step …
Despite every reassurance offered, you still have this heavy feeling that something’s not quite right in regards to your child’s development.
Tantrums and meltdowns are what they don’t put in the parenting brochure. Yet for many of us, they are a part of day to day life with our children. Listen in to discover the difference between a tantrum and a meltdown, as well as a response strategy for both. Music by BenSound.com LISTEN IN
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Proprioception is the stimulation of the muscles, joints and ligaments of the body.
She felt heard. She felt understood. She continued to cry for as long as she needed and was then able to relax into a restful sleep.
I see a lot of young clients who are existing day to day with high levels of anxiety. Many adults fall into this category too.
As a baby, the Moro Reflex is a primitive and automatic body response activated by a change of sensory stimulus.
The window wasn’t broken by conscious choice. It was broken in a Moro meltdown.
The way that we speak to our children matters. The content, the tone, the intent, but most of all, the specific words used.
When a child’s behaviour doesn’t meet your ideal, I urge you to dig deeply for clues, to discover what is amiss.
If you have a child with learning, attention, behavioural or emotional challenges, trust that positive change really can be achieved.
When it comes to children’s behaviour, there’s nothing that gets under our skin more than tantrums.
The Fear Paralysis Reflex develops in utero and should also disappear (or integrate) in utero.
Primitive reflexes are the involuntary wriggly movements that a newborn baby makes in response to specific stimulation.