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Building Resilience in your child

Building Resilience in your child

Resilience is the ability to adapt and change to circumstances such as trauma, tragedy, stress, uncertainty and anxiety. Helping your child build resilience is not about clearing adversity out of their way. We as parents would love to protect them from anything and everything that could hurt or upset them but that isnā€™t going to to help them deal with the ā€˜real worldā€™ later in life. A few ways you can help build their resilience are: Connecting with others Teach them the importance of engaging and connecting with other children and how to use empathy and listening skills which will...

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Raising strong, resilient and kind children

Raising strong, resilient and kind children

Research show that ā€˜children who develop resilience are better able to face disappointment, learn from failure, cope with loss and adapt to change.Ā Ā 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.ā€™ (Marilyn Price-Mitchell 2015).

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How to fill your child's emotional needs

How to fill your child's emotional needs

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.Ā 

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How to navigate through our childrenā€™s big emotionsĀ 

How to navigate through our childrenā€™s big emotionsĀ 

Remember though, the most important thing we can do as parents is to validate our childrenā€™s feelings.Ā Ā If they know you care and understand, the road to helping them to manage their feelings will be that little bit easier.

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Why Invest in Wooden Toys

Why Invest in Wooden Toys

This is a good question, isnā€™t it?Ā  Well, here are 10 reasons why we at The Sage Store believe wooden toys are the bomb! This isnā€™t to say your childrenā€™s toy box should only contain wooden toys but that they should be an integral part of your childrenā€™s playthings, especially in the early years. As we all know, kids are tough on toys!Ā  Wood will survive the rough treatment that some plastics just arenā€™t capable of. They never run out of batteries! Ā  Wood is durable and will last.Ā  In fact, wooden toys are often in good enough condition to...

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