school holiday ideas :)

My children broke up this holiday only days before Christmas, this meant that we have a long time between the whole Christmas New Year buzz and school going back. This can feel like a bit of a drag after the hype of Christmas, without mentioning the expense involved meaning the last thing you want to […]

The Best Winter Playdough

I have been playing with different recipes to try get the right winter playdough, but getting a white playdough is not easy. Add into this having children with sensitive skin when I did get the colour they ended up with irritated skin. Until today!!! We had a blast in our Snow Man Factory! I cannot […]

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm but why?

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm. Why? It’s easy. If you wanted to improve your fitness, you would hire a personal trainer. If you wanted to learn new recipes you would join a class or buy a book. If you needed help with your animal’s behaviour, you would hire an animal […]

But Why Wouldn’t Children Play Outdoors?

But why wouldn’t children play Outdoors? This was asked to me in a workshop recently. The answer, there are so many reasons for the decline outdoor play. The reasons range from the weather, not wanting to get wet or dirty, to work and lifestyle commitments and choice, use of iPads and computers increasing, more clubs […]

Back to school chaos!

So I haven’t written in ages due to the summer and kids being home, so before I get back into it properly here is a bit of a round up of my summer.

Unique Nannies!

Childcare is a minefield of options and choices, how, where, when, how much, will they be happy? The list goes on……. Choosing the correct option one for your family can be a difficult, time consuming and a costly task. We recently wrote for Mothers Mean Business on the various childcare options, you can find the […]

Play!

Play! So what is it all about?

The Oxford Dictionary says ‘to engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.’

I prefer the definition given by Play Scotland ‘Play is the universal language of childhood.
It is through play that children understand each other and make sense of the world around them.’

This week I heard a great definition from a little boy I was working with “its what I do when I’m not being told what to do”

Who are Families In Sync? And What Next?

Who Are Families In Sync? And What Next? – ” You are never the first to experience a struggle within life however the unique way to deal with it is what makes all the difference.” and that is why we offer unique bespoke parenting solutions for you.

Lists, Lists, Lists – Jenny’s Blog

‘Things’ aren’t the be all and end all like they were with my
daughter.
Worst worst case he can wear pink, floral, girly clothes right?!

A manic week in Families In Sync!

I love this service and it is something I feel passionately about, developing professionals and enriching the learning experience of our next generation is so important to all of us at Families In Sync. Early education is amazing it offers you the change to touch children’s lives and change children’s lives.