Two Effective Ways to Help Children Build Resilience

According to a paper in the journal, Developmental psychology, ‘two year-olds whose mothers intervene more in their play end up less emotionally resilient than children who are left to figure out stuff by themselves’. Indeed, psychologist Jonathan Haidt, believes we have birthed a generation of children who are unable to deal with the harsh realities […]

The Unknown World

During one of the Creative Writing and Drama classes I facilitated at Get Active Sports’ fantastic Hillingdon summer holiday club a few weeks ago, I ā€ˇcreated a mini story for the children to complete. In other words, I started the story, then asked them to develop it; pointing out that the best story would not […]