Refusing to go to school: how to help your child

Many children go through phases of not wanting to go to school (Sunday morning struggle, anyone?) but regularly refusing school or going to extremes to avoid attending can indicate a major issue Truanting is, in itself, a serious matter; if your child is failing to turn up on a regular basis, you could be faced […]

Teach your kids budgeting: Here is how to start!

Teaching your kids to budget is paramount to raising financially literate adults. Most adults who make the wisest financial decisions these days have attributed their sound choices to lessons they learned growing up. Therefore, an essential part of your kids’ education is financial literacy. There is, in fact, no age limit to this as you […]

10 Tips to Overcome Back to School Anxiety

Anxiety on the first day of school is normal. However, there are lots of things you can do to help your child through the first day (or weeks) of school and make it as happy and smooth as possible. - Be mindful of your own emotions and language – children are excellent at picking up ...
A mum’s guide on how to manage bullying at school

We all know that feeling when our beloved child comes home and says that they have been bullied, the awful pulling of your heartstrings and sometimes confusion on how to help. Sadly, bullying is something that most children will face at least once in their school life.  Bullying can look different and appear in a ...
How to empower your Kids when faced with bullies

We all know how horrible it is to be on the receiving end of bullying, of any kind be it in the workplace or at school. This is not just another article about bullying; we all know that you need to educate your kids enough that they tell someone if they are being bullied, someone they ...
Make education fun with these toys!

Education is not just something that you learn in school. Education is something that is all around us; in everything we do, and expose our children to can shape how and what they learn. The importance of playtime for children is vital, they learn to use their imaginations, but it is also a time where ...
Choosing the perfect reward for your Children

We all enjoy being acknowledged when we work hard and do well. Adults reward themselves in various ways (perhaps a night out for dinner, a trip to the spa or a child-free day), but it is essential that children also have the opportunity for rewards. In saying this, rewards need to be connected to a ...
Preparing your Child to Start School

Living a transient lifestyle in the Middle East means that your child may change schools several times during their childhood, or experience many changes with their teachers and school friends. This can often lead to added anxiety when having to go back to school after the long summer break in September. Here are a few ...