Homework Reflections (for Parents)

As parents, thinking about our own feelings towards homework is a useful exercise. Use this reflective worksheet to assess your attitudes and consider how you can make homework work better for your child.

45 Positive Phrases to Say to Your Child at Homework Time

Talking positively to your children about their homework can really help with the task at hand. Praising them for being motivated or showing a great attitude, offering guidance when they find something tricky and talking to them about what they are doing, will all help to create a calm and positive environment for learning. Here are some phrases you can use if you are stuck for something to say.

Tips for Motivating Your Child to Learn

Motivating children to settle down to complete learning tasks is not always easy! Our accessible tips can help you to effectively support and engage your child when they are learning at home.

Positive Phrases to Use when Parenting an Anxious Teen

How we talk to our teens is important in shaping their responses to everyday challenges and tricky situations. Try using these phrases to encourage your teen to work through experiences they find tough and to think positively.

50 Ways to Bond with Your Children Over Christmas

The run-up to the Christmas holidays can be stressful for all families, so it is important that we make sure we spend our quality time with our children wisely. This resource gives you some tips for nurturing that precious bond between you and your child/children.

The Importance of Conversation in Family Life

Family talk plays a critical role in children’s lives. It helps boost children’s self-esteem, confidence and resilience, whilst also allowing them to better understand their own emotions. Learn more about the key chats that every family should strive to have.