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Tips to Help your Child become Confident

By Elaine Hodgins / April 22, 2021 /

“Please help me – my child is so shy and doesn’t seem to have any confidence. I’m so worried that she won’t get on in life!” I get calls like this every week from worried parents explaining that their child doesn’t seem resilient, confident, or is too shy to push themselves forward. Lockdown and covid…

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Five ways to Raise a Resilient Child

By Elaine Hodgins / February 10, 2021 /

We can’t always protect our children from all the horrid things in life, but there are things we can do to help them face difficulties with a growth mindset – you know that little voice in your mind that says: “Yes, you can do it” rather than “No, you can’t do it”. Resilience and having…

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Building confidence in children in their formative years

By Elaine Hodgins / May 29, 2019 /

Let’s face it – we would all love to have confident kids, wouldn’t we? Of course, as parents we CAN have an impact on our child’s confidence and obviously their general development but there are a couple of myths we need to dispel first! The first one is that people are either confident OR totally…

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