Archive for the ‘Free Resources’ Category

Food

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

All children need a balance of: Energy giving foods (bread, cereals, pulses, milk, nuts and seeds) Fibre (bread, pasta, rice, corn, cereals, pulses, potatoes Fruit and vegetables) Protein meat, fish, cereals, eggs, milk, cheese and yoghurt Calcium (milk, cheese, yoghurt) Teenage boys need more food than some adults as they are growing and use up ...

Exam Stress

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Exam time causes a lot of stress in the family – and not only for the young person who is due to take the exam. So what can you do to help your child or teenager to minimise their stress whist doing their revsion? Here are our top tips. WHEN REVISING Drink ...

Depression

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

In our experience, depressed children often come from backgrounds where someone is already suffering from depression. When parents are depressed by family circumstances, it naturally follows that the children will also be despondent about the situation. Depression occurs as a result of suppressing emotions and can be experienced from the age ...

Bullying

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Bullying is frequently in the news, with the Government highlighting the need to stamp it out - but what can you do if you know or suspect that your child is being bullied? Although we often associate bullying activities with school, it is important to recognise that this can also ...

Bereavement and Loss

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Children's reaction to bereavement can vary enormously. Pre-school children find it hard to comprehend that a loved person or pet that has died won’t come back again and tend to see death as only temporary. As a result of this, they may seem to 'get over' the loss very quickly ...

Anger Management

Monday, April 28th, 2008

The problem of children not controlling their anger seems to be on the increase across all age groups and we are receiving more referrals for Counselling and Behaviour Therapy for this problem. But what can parents do to stop an occasional display of temper escalating into a regular event which ...