Parenting

Top 10 Must Have Toys

There are some toys that every family should have at home. They are not expensive and not difficult toys to find, even in Bangkok. We have these toys in schools for a reason so if you haven’t got them at home already, go out now and create a learning environment at home. Sensory boxes- Different [

The Nuisance Nanny

Most families in Bangkok have a Nanny and they generally are amazing, however it is important, when it comes to raising your children, to make sure that they uphold the same standards and routines as you do. If they don’t it can be much more damaging than you would think. Feeding- Make sure th

Underestimating your child

Wherever I look these days I see articles and commentators making a big thing about not pushing children and that they should be free to enjoy their childhood rather than being thrown into formal learning. I couldn’t agree more, however, it is a shame that so many of these arguments and articl

Undue Praise

Good job! Well done! Nice work! I myself use these words often. It is something that we have all done and we will no doubt continue to do through forces of habit, but just how useful are these words? GoStrengthsOnline recommend 3 ways to praise children without using these terms and why it is so im

Manners for the sake of manners

There is a huge difference between teaching children polite manners and asking them to regurgitate phrases like “thank you” and “please”. When we tell children to say polite things or say good morning to others, we are doing more damage than good. Simply forcing a child to