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How journaling can help your child’s mental health.

Journaling has long been a hobby for many. Tracking the day to day events of our lives in a 'Dear Diary' format. Loved by historians to get a first-hand account of the past, and read over by later generations when a secret diary is discovered. This manner of recording history, can now help us manage our future mental health, and that of our children too!

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How to help your anxious child begin the new school year.

This week children across the UK will be going back to school after a lengthy summer holiday. While many children will be naturally excited at this time; seeing their friends again or eager to make new ones, some children may seem a bit daunted by the prospect of a whole new year, new teachers and new learning. As parents and teachers it’s important that at this busy time of year we make a point to discuss how our children are feeling and put into place calm spaces for mindful thinking.

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Why our schools are failing our children

The word ‘school’ has, in the last ten years, become synonymous with: exams, stress, politics and an overarching theme of failure. And who is being failed? Our children… When looking for the answer, the knee-jerk- reaction is to point at those first in the firing line, the teachers. “But how can teachers successfully educate children… Continue reading Why our schools are failing our children

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Keeping the Kids Busy over the Summer

Six weeks with the children is a daunting prospect for any parent. To plan an itinerary, juggle work, find a sitter, keep everyone happy, and stay sane, is a challenge! So to help parents this Summer, A-lined Tutors has created educational enrichment tours which run every Thursday from the 3rd-17th August 2017. The enrichment tours… Continue reading Keeping the Kids Busy over the Summer