Goal setting can boost self-esteem and confidence. Encourage children and teens to use our planner over the summer to set some achievable targets for the school year ahead. It’s a good idea to prompt them to think broadly. They could consider skills they want to improve, activities they want to try, school work goals, having fun and acts of kindness.
Whether we are young or old, there’s so much learning that can be done at the beach. We asked science teacher, Lucy Haseler, to provide us with some fun and informative beach activities for secondary aged children to try during the holidays. Each suggestion is accompanied by either links to further resources or some age appropriate facts.
There’s so much scientific learning that can be done at the beach. We asked science teacher, Lucy Haseler, to provide us with some fun and informative activities for children to try during the holidays. Each suggestion is accompanied by either links to further resources or some fun facts.
In this webinar, Dr Weston and experienced criminal defence lawyer, Harriett Mather, (herself a mum of three teens) discuss teen parties.
Post-pandemic, parties are understandably back in fashion, but it is essential that parents understand how to plan for them effectively and safely. Harriett understands all too well what can go wrong at parties and shares her top tips, so that teens and parents can enjoy festivities without fear of regret, harm or… liability!
When finishing exam season, your teen’s first thought might be to celebrate with a house party or somewhere else that might involve alcohol. However, partying is not the only way to mark the occasion and it’s good to remind them that there are so many more options for unwinding and rewarding their hard work. If you need some inspiration, here’s a list of 20 fun and varied activities.
Going away on holiday is one of the highlights of the year for many families. But that doesn’t mean that it is without its stresses. There is a lot to organise before you jump in that plane, train or automobile, and all too often, it falls to one family member to do most of the hard yards. Our family organiser can help you to spread the load between everyone (yes, even the kids) and provides a handy checklist to make sure that all of those crucial jobs are done with time to spare. Download it now, pop it on your fridge and feel that bit more in control!
This factsheet is full of tips and advice to help you understand how to keep your children safe whenever they’re around water – whether you’re at home, out and about, or on holiday.
Going to their first festival should be an amazing experience for any teen. Make sure that they’ve packed everything they need with our handy checklist.
Going away on their first holiday without family is a rite of passage for older teens. Help them to be organised with their packing with this comprehensive checklist of travel essentials.
Encouraging young children to be independent is a great way to cultivate useful life skills and build their confidence. Helping them to practise being organised will promote a strong sense of self-efficacy. But expecting them to be organised all on their own can make children feel stressed. So when it comes to summer holidays, support them to do their own packing by giving them our handy checklist.