January 31, 2015

How do you eat yours? – Tips to avoid Overwhelm

Remember the old Cadburys Creme Egg advert?  How do you eat yours?  If you know it you just heard it in your head as a slightly […]
January 1, 2015

Help with Homework?

One of the very first things I teach my Hummingbirds is juggling.  There are lots of reasons for this, there is the fun factor of course […]
December 18, 2014

Finally the Christmas Holidays have arrived – a break from Homework

Two things always fill me with dread when the children start back to school – making lunches and checking homework.  So I look forward to the […]
December 11, 2014

Christmas-(test)-time is here!!

Right now, in Primary Schools all over the country, intense practice is going on preparing for the annual Christmas play and great fun being had making […]
December 5, 2014
fidgeting helps focus

Fidgeting to Focus

It may seem counter-intuitive but fidgeting actually helps us focus. Our bodies are designed for movement. Physicists would tell us that we are never still.  That […]
November 27, 2014

# 7 Tips to make Schoolbags less like Mulebags

Both of my boys are in secondary school and as there isn’t one in Adare, they take the bus into the city.  Every morning they hoist […]