Research show that ‘children who develop resilience are better able to face disappointment, learn from failure, cope with loss and adapt to change.We recognise resilience in children when we observe their determination, grit and perseverance to tackle problems and cope with the emotional challenges of school and life.’ (Marilyn Price-Mitchell 2015).
We all know that there are essential needs such as food, shelter, clothing and healthcare but what about the emotional health of our little ones? We want to raise happy, healthy and well-rounded little people.
Remember though, the most important thing we can do as parents is to validate our children’s feelings.If they know you care and understand, the road to helping them to manage their feelings will be that little bit easier.
This is a good question, isn’t it? Well, here are 10 reasons why we at The Sage Store believe wooden toys are the bomb! This isn’t to say your children’s toy box should only contain wooden toys but that they should be an integral part of your children’s playthings, especially in the early years. As we all know, kids are tough on toys! Wood will survive the rough treatment that some plastics just aren’t capable of. They never run out of batteries! Wood is durable and will last. In fact, wooden toys are often in good enough condition to...