Review: Penguinpig – a Simple Introduction to Online Safety

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Bampot Theatre have brought the best-selling picture book Penguinpig, by author Stuart Spendlow and illustrator Amy Bradley, to the stage for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Using puppets and a simple yet cleverly designed set it is aimed at three to eight year olds and takes online safety to it’s simplest form. Sophie reads about […]

Yoga with Kids in Edinburgh

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Parents often say to me that they really want their child to do yoga. My classes in Edinburgh concentrate on children with anxiety and insomnia aged 9-11. Other classes I know about are run by Tatty Bumpkins, at the Sacred Heart Centre and the Shanti Collective. However sometimes fitting in […]

Parenting: Mindfulness in Children

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Yes, children can practice Mindfulness. Firstly let me describe the differences between mindfulness and meditation. Mindfulness is being completely present in that moment. Often we are doing something but not actually focusing on the task or action. How many times  has your child asked you something and you have answered […]