If a fifth of our population cannot learn to read and write properly after trying for 12,870 days, maybe it’s time to try a new direction. Let’s help children respect themselves, become more understanding, persevere and not give up. Let’s go for happy. Let’s go for confident. Let’s go for life. Check out these 10 life skills, and see if even you could brush up on some!
Three ways parents can help their children be more creative, think laterally, be problem-solvers instead of problem-dodgers, and tap into their full artistic and innovative potential.
It has been such a trying year for our children (and parents!). Kiki thought it might be nice to make a surprise treat for them. Yes it’s true. The best things in life are free, that is why I am offering this amazing advent calendar completely free (plus it’s digital so covid-friendly!). There is a challenge or activity behind each window.
This beautifully illustrated daily action journal is easy to use. Using scientifically proven methods to nurture a growth mindset and promote positivity, your child will develop healthy daily habits for life in just a few minutes every day.
With the help of Kiki and Friends, your child is encouraged to look for the positive, spend time being mindful and reflect on how they feel.
Kiki’s I CAN Journal for Kids: Based on Kiki’s signature red headband for confidence.
“The journals Francesca created were incredibly beneficial for pupil wellbeing and they were particularly useful to help support pupils who were transitioning from year six to year seven. This is a crucial time in a young person’s life and therefore to start the PSHE year using these journals really reinforced some key themes that are necessary for development and managing the ‘self.’” Try it with your child with this free 6-week positivity journal.
Not one bit of me wanted to go near the lice on my son’s head. But I realised he was counting on me. If I stayed paralysed with an expression of disgust smudged across my face, I was only going to do something no parent wants to do: pass on my fears and damage his self-esteem. I had to stop passing on my fears and start being a strong mother!
Reading fairy tales or stories to children has been a longstanding tradition – one we don’t even need reminding of, until now perhaps with an overload of TV and screen time. Choosing not to read to your child and opting to place them in front of a screen is forcing your child into a state of isolation. Discover how you can change this and help your child grow up to be healthy, happy and successful by reading with them.
If ever there was a year when parents needed to be celebrated it is this one. Being a parent is an honourable role. It’s time to celebrate you. In honour of your challenging role, I offer support with my Golden Tips for Easier Parenting and Free Guide for caring single mothers.