POC 131 : Artificial respect and how we can avoid teaching it accidentally

Today I have a very interesting topic because I’m gonna explain exactly how we often accidentally teach artificial respect to our children.

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POC 130 : Teaching children to be appreciative: the right and wrong way

Today, we are going to talk about teaching our children how to be appreciative.

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POC 129 : I’m worried that my child might be dyslexic

Today I’m going to answer a very very popular question : should I be worried if my child has dyslexia ?

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POC 128 : Having trouble getting your child to sit in his car seat?

Today, I have a question from a parent who is really struggling to get her child to sit in their car seat.

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POC 127 : Can tantrums be a sign of being outdoors deprived?

For today, we’re going to talk about how tantrums are often a sign of being outdoor deprived.

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POC 126 : Interview with Suzanna Law : How does play prepare children for school?

In this episode, we will meet meet Suzanna Law, a play worker and co-founder of Pop-up Adventure Play as we discuss about:

  1. Why play is more than just playing?
  2. How play contributes to children’s natural development and prepares them with skills that are vital for school readiness?
  3. What happens to children when they start school without sufficient play?

Suzanna is a huge fan and fierce advocate for play and you can follow her on Facebook or visit her website or contact her via email.

Also, Suzanna is not new to this podcast, she has been a guest before and we had a very good chat exploring how being play deprived affects young children in ways that we often write off as them being ‘naughty’. To check out that interview, click here.

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Poc 125 : Keeping children safe when outdoors

Today I’m going to talk about how we can keep children safe when they are outside.

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POC 124 : How parents miss the point when forcing children to apologise

For today, I thought I would share a very interesting conversation I had with a parent when she approached me and asked me about how she can get her child to apologize.

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