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Winter Blues. It’s an old name we prescribe to the feeling that winter has been going on for too long. Not only can this seasonal weather affect us as adults, but as young children, too. We all know that feeling of being cooped up like headless chickens and where those grey clouds feel like they are touching our heads. Sometimes we need something uplifting to shake away our winter blues. So what can we do to keep this at arm’s length?

Winter Blues. It’s an old name we prescribe to the feeling that winter has been going on for too long. Not only can this seasonal weather affect us as adults, but as young children, too. We all know that feeling of being cooped up like headless chickens and where those grey clouds feel like they are touching our heads. Sometimes we need something uplifting to shake away our winter blues. So what can we do to keep this at arm’s length?

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Teaching children the importance of giving back and serving their community empowers them at a very young age.  Whether it’s once a week or once a month, collaborating every family member in your household to be involved in giving back helps to create a lifelong habit of community service and brings everyone (no matter what their age) a feeling of goodwill and spirit around helping others.

Teaching children the importance of giving back and serving their community empowers them at a very young age. Whether it’s once a week or once a month, collaborating every family member in your household to be involved in giving back helps to create a lifelong habit of community service and brings everyone (no matter what their age) a feeling of goodwill and spirit around helping others.

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With the summer holidays here and with lots of nannies, grandparents and parents taking time off of work to schedule outings and playdates with their kids and friends, the one question I’ve been asked a lot over the last week is about disciplining other people’s children. So I thought why not talk about it?

With the summer holidays here and with lots of nannies, grandparents and parents taking time off of work to schedule outings and playdates with their kids and friends, the one question I’ve been asked a lot over the last week is about disciplining other people’s children. So I thought why not talk about it?

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2014 is officially behind us and now it’s time to wipe the slate clean and start fresh in 2015. A new year allows us an opportunity to reset as both individuals and as a family. It’s a time for growth on all levels. Whatever baggage you might be carrying in your back from 2014 (from financial woes to relationship worries) drop them, unpack them, and look at them in a different perspective. What do you really need to carry? What is essential to living and what can you leave behind?

2014 is officially behind us and now it’s time to wipe the slate clean and start fresh in 2015. A new year allows us an opportunity to reset as both individuals and as a family. It’s a time for growth on all levels. Whatever baggage you might be carrying in your back from 2014 (from financial woes to relationship worries) drop them, unpack them, and look at them in a different perspective. What do you really need to carry? What is essential to living and what can you leave behind?

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The #1 concern I hear all the time for working parents is, “I wish I had more time with my family.” We build loving relationships with our dearest based on the consistent amount of quality & quantity of time we have together. Similar to families, we build successful companies with loyalty, commitment, and being able to listen to what a team needs.

The #1 concern I hear all the time for working parents is, “I wish I had more time with my family.” We build loving relationships with our dearest based on the consistent amount of quality & quantity of time we have together. Similar to families, we build successful companies with loyalty, commitment, and being able to listen to what a team needs.

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For some parents, nursery cannot come quick enough. Their children are ready at the front line to excel at everything nursery has to offer. Then there are those children that find it slightly more challenging. A new place, new friends to make, and the non-existence of a familiar face by their side.

For some parents, nursery cannot come quick enough. Their children are ready at the front line to excel at everything nursery has to offer. Then there are those children that find it slightly more challenging. A new place, new friends to make, and the non-existence of a familiar face by their side.

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In honor of Prince George’s birthday on 22 July, Jo wrote this post about what his parents, and all parents heading into the toddlers years, can start to expect once their child hits the one year mark.

In honor of Prince George’s birthday on 22 July, Jo wrote this post about what his parents, and all parents heading into the toddlers years, can start to expect once their child hits the one year mark.

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This month, in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’re talking about the importance of positive child rearing and the amazing effects it has on our children. Jo works hard to help parents raise children with love and kindness, while also putting into place rules and boundaries so that children have positive experiences. Preventing child abuse is all about positive parenting. In order to prevent abuse, it’s important for parents to recognize what triggers their own stress.

This month, in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’re talking about the importance of positive child rearing and the amazing effects it has on our children. Jo works hard to help parents raise children with love and kindness, while also putting into place rules and boundaries so that children have positive experiences. Preventing child abuse is all about positive parenting. In order to prevent abuse, it’s important for parents to recognize what triggers their own stress.

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