Good for the Mind, Body and Soul

Morning Peeps! I recently went on a Young People's Mental Health course because it's good for my career development and, more importantly, it may help my daughter during exam season. There are several things that can help with stress, anxiety and depression so I thought I'd share in case anyone out there needs the support [...]

Better Than Expected

Evening Tuesday Peeps! (Is it really only Tuesday?!) I was quite glad to see the back of yesterday, there were a lot of little things that went wrong and unnecessary stress, nothing deadly, just piled up. So at one point, today was to be dreaded; my daughter was stressed about assessments, I had another slow [...]

No Other Idols Before God

Hello Peeps! Something my mum said struck me; her pastor had asked the church what they put first, then stated that anything we focus on more than God is an idol....OUCH! I always used to say we didn't put money first; we've never been a family who wanted designer, flashy stuff and that was my [...]

International Youth Day

Morning Peeps! Happy Youth Day! šŸ™‚ I love working with teenagers, they teach me as I teach them. They'll explain the latest slang/text abbreviation/dance craze without hesitation and tell you exactly what they think/feel about certain things. We should be encouraging them to speak up more, not telling them to hush. So many young people [...]

Exams And More Exams

MorningĀ  Peeps! I know it's Sunday, but if you have a child approaching GCSEs, A-Levels or SATs right now- or are taking them yourselves-Ā  then this is for you. If you haven't already, you may want to readĀ Back To The Grindstone/The Final PushĀ and start from there. For SATs takers: Top Tips for SATs Prep SATs [...]

Back To The Grindstone/The Final Push

Morning Peeps! Today (or at some point this week) the schools go back for Summer Term....yes, summer... even though we've not really had spring yet! For many kids (and teachers) this is the beginning of theĀ final slog, exams are imminent. Remind them to try their best, keep calm and that there's always another chance. Some [...]