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Making Friends

“You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you” This quote from Winnie-the-Pooh is a gentle reminder we have to put ourselves out there sometimes and make an effort with friendships... but what if your child is shy and struggles to make friends?

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Thanks to The Green Parent for featuring me as a contributor in their Dec / Jan 2020 edition... what a great way to start the year!

Hi, I'm Tracey, my stories and wellbeing articles are designed to help young children deal with life's daily challenges - enjoy!

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Thanks to everyone who has sent me a book review - please keep them coming, I love to hear from you!

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Sidney the Squirrel

Sidney is hyperactive and struggles to concentrate ... he should gather food for the cold months ahead how can he when it's so boring and there are lots of distractions and fun things to do?

His friends are worried, but maybe Sidney has a surprise in store for them...

Encouraging children to be creative and find ways to work that best suits their talents

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Take a look at my Wellbeing articles. They are easy to read and research based, focusing on everyday issues that face children, parents and carers...

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Sticks and Stones

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“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never harm me”.... Really? I don't think so! Being called names, being teased, having rumours spread about you – these are some of the most hurtful and damaging forms of verbal bullying that children can experience...

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Go Outside!

“I understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice” Sound familiar? As a parent I’ve had a few battles over the years against the pull of electronic devices, and it seems that I’m not alone...

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Feeling Anxious?

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Don't worry! You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. “What if someday there came a tomorrow when we were apart?”

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Feeling Lonely

“Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door... the penguin looked sad and the boy thought it must be lost" (JEFFERS) It's not just penguins who feel lonely! Children as young as six years old have been getting in touch...

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