Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders

As a parent it can be heart-breaking to watch your child struggle with their food. Whether this is seen as ‘picky eating’ or something else, it’s hard to understand when it’s an actual problem and how we go about helping them. 

We’ve all heard the terms “disordered eating” and “eating disorders”, but are they really the same? Let’s clear this up…

Why Home Educate?

As a parent, one of the most crucial decisions we make for our children is how they receive their education. For many families in the UK home education has become […]

The Importance of Finding Your tribe

A tribe can simply be described as the group of people whom we can always turn to in times of need. The ones who’ll always be there, without reward or judgement. In the here and now it is more important than ever to connect with each other in a way that suits our needs. Here are 7 reasons why it is important to find your tribe…

Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Featuring Bella

Positive awareness for Down syndrome is something that is only really now bursting through into mainstream media. When there are so many positive things to be said it makes you wonder, why aren’t more people shouting about them? The reality is, it takes an awful lot of vulnerability to share your thoughts and experiences of a condition that so many take prejudice against. Fortunately, Jess (and also Bella!) have been ardently telling their story from the very beginning.  

The Department for Education’s School Attendance Announcements – All You Need To Know

Parents, caregivers, and members of the education community are raising concerns and seeking clarity on the Department for Education’s (DfE) recent announcements regarding school attendance. The DfE’s seven updates, though aiming to improve the education system, have sparked curiosity and scepticism among many parents and educators, as a significant percentage voiced opposition during the public consultation.

We have broken down the important points for you to make sense of, as the main document is detailed and long-winded. This gives a little summary of what you need to know…

Embracing Visual Learning to Improve Inclusivity

Imagine a classroom where every student’s unique way of understanding is not only acknowledged, but celebrated. Visual communication methods are a brilliant way to achieve just that. From printed visuals to sign language and Makaton, these methods offer a spectrum of possibilities that benefit not only those with communication differences or special educational needs but every single child in your class.