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 […]

How safe is Pokemon Go?

There are many safety concerns banding around about Pokemon Go which seems to be sweeping the UK.

Messy Play – love it or hate it??

Its so easy to forget as parents how the little things can occupy children, for example one child who’s mum explained “she never sits still, she wont concentrate and so we wont be here long.” was the last one to leave after her daughter sat in a tray of lentils and bird seed 5 minutes after arriving and didn’t move for an hour and a half, she was just sat watching the seed run through her fingers, feeling the textures and watching how she could make it move.

The start of our health and wellness month!

To kick off our month of health and wellness I will have several blogs being released on various issues.

So this is the first of many!

I previously wrote a blog about the importance of time for you, which you can read here ….
However recently I had stopped taking my own advise,

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.

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.

Nannies and Childminders Join Us!!

Childcare is so diverse and each setting is different whether it be a nursery, pre-school, childminder, nanny, au pair, the list goes on.

Each setting their own needs and this is why our training packages are so fantastic, we can tailor courses to meet those needs providing you with the exact training and support you require and at an amazing price!

Don’t our children deserve the best care?

Despite it having been one of the longest summer holiday’s, we have been receiving record numbers of nurseries and childcare providers accessing our training courses and workshops.