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Time to Remember

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27-02-2018

Last week I touched upon the importance of using personal memories to enable empathetic communications with our children. I’d like to talk more here about it’s power and how we can help children develop recall skills.

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Snow Joke

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16-12-2017

So here in the UK we’ve had a lot of snow this week.

It’s one of those events that is always notable. As such, it has the power to call to mind all the previous times in our memories that it has snowed. It’s easier for us to access our own childhoods through these less than common events, than through the day to day occurrences.

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Remember When . . . ?

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01-07-2017

It can be easy to underestimate young children’s ability to utilise memory, perhaps because as adults we find it so hard to remember the early days of our own lives. However research, and recent developments in neuroscience, show us that young children are laying down memories all the time.

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Street Life

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22-04-2017

“Stilo?! Stilo?! Madame, stilo s’il vous plait?!”
This is the cry that will greet me for the next couple of weeks during my stay at a retreat where I will increase my abilities as a Pilates teacher, as well as enjoying the delights of a fairly remote Berber village some 45 minutes distance south of Marrakech.


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Sticky Childhood

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01-04-2017

I have never quite understood how it became socially acceptable to laugh openly AT children, there’s no confusion that it might be WITH, we really laugh AT them. I know it’s a truism that they do say and do the funniest things, but much of the time, they aren’t trying to be funny, much of the time they’re trying to express something that’s extremely important to them.

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