Encouraging a regular writing habit

A recent survey for the National Literary Trust reported in 2015 only one in five children wrote outside school, a drop of 7% from 2014’s 27.2%. The type of writing children were likely to engage in usually involved the use of technology, such as texting and social media comments.   These are worrying trends as…

Recharging children’s willpower

Children’s willpower is like a rechargeable battery; it starts the day full and slowly drains away to nothing, before sleep recharges it for the next day.  How quickly your child’s battery runs flat depends in part on their character, how much their willpower has been used throughout the day, and whether they have regularly visited…