Book Recommendation: The Gift Of Failure

Parents, by their very nature, wish to protect their child as much as they possibly can, but if this protection is taken too far, then it ends up causing deep and long-term damage to a child’s development, self-confidence and ability to grow into a fully functional Read More …

Parental Skill: Respecting Your Child’s Physical, Emotional And Mental Boundaries

Parents, quite rightly, wish to mould their children into the adults they’d like to see them become. However, such moulding needs to be done carefully or it can end up doing more harm than good. Why? Because, in their desire to steer their child in Read More …

App: Math, Count And Numbers For Kids

Math, Count And Numbers For Kids is an app that will help your child develop their maths skills in fun and interesting ways. It starts with the basic concepts of numbers and builds up to counting, simple addition and subtraction, as well as ordering numbers in accordance Read More …

Book Recommendation: How To Raise A Happy Child (And Be Happy Too)

How To Raise A Happy Child (And Be Happy Too) by Heather Criswell and Taryn Voget is a book that aims to provide parenting strategies that will help you raise a happy, independent child while defusing many of the potential flash points in parent-child relationships. Its advice Read More …

Guest Post: Ten Tips For Finding The Perfect Private Tutor

The latest research shows that one in four children in the UK, and almost half of the children in London, have private tuition to help them with their school work, and these figures are by no means unusual for many countries around the world. Yet, even Read More …

Core Life Skill: Self-assessment

What Is It? Self-assessment is the ability to assess your current mental, physical and emotional state, and then, based on this assessment, decide on the best course of action you need to take to make sure your needs in these three areas are met both Read More …

Book Recommendation: How To Raise An Adult

How To Raise An Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims is a book that’s both a damning indictment of the over-parenting commonly found in better off families in the western world, and a solution to it. The first half of the book is spent outlining just how much, despite Read More …

App: Learning Letters Puppy

Learning Letters Puppy from Fisher Price is an app that will help your child learn letters, numbers and shapes, and all while having fun. You can select whether to work through individual letters, numbers or shapes, or you can choose to play fun songs, like Read More …

Ten Key Parental Skills For Raising A Happy Genius

As well as emphasising the importance of children developing a good range of core life skills, a major part of the How To Raise A Happy Genius philosophy is the importance of a range of key parental skills for raising children who will go on to Read More …