Gardening With Kids; activities, ideas and what we can teach and they can learn!

The Gains of Gardening:

– Planting with soil and watering are all great forms of sensory play for every age. 

-Teach them where food actually comes from, you know not the shop!

-Responsibility and resilience some will grow and some won’t learn from your mistakes and move on and make sure enjoy and revel in the wins.

-Science and Maths what do you need for growing, energy, sunlight, water, measuring, sorting, time and patience.

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Parenting Support Workshops Information and Tickets

Please find my online Workshop Information below. There are two online workshops I currently run  

  • Empowering Parent’s – Workshop for a helping hand with Behaviour  
  • Toilet Training Less Stress more Success – Workshop. 

Please find current information, available dates and how to book for each below. I hope to see you on Skype!

Empowering Parent’s – Workshop

Dates:

  • May 2nd 2020 at 10am to 12:30pm 
  • May 23rd 2020 at 1pm -3:30 pm
  • May 30th 2020 at 10am – 12:30pm

Price: 50pp

Workshop content includes:

-The Wipe the Slate Clean Approach

-Reacting and Managing Strong Emotions

-Reinforcement and how to utilise it correctly.

-Tuning into Preference and Motivation

-The Why: Thinking about the function of behaviours

– Tools for your Tool Box: Tried and tested techniques for every day unwanted behaviour.

-Routine and Predictability their role in anxiety and the “tantrums out of no where”

-Consistency

I’ve limited numbers for all online workshops to 6 spaces to ensure quality and time for everyone to ask questions etc. If you would like to book a workshop please click the link for your preferred date below;

May 23rd 2020 – Empowering Parents Workshop 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empowering-parents-workshop-tickets-102677156138?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=EBLinkEvent&utm_term=fullLink

May 30th 2020 – Empowering Parents Worksho

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/empowering-parents-workshop-tickets-102677519224

 

Toilet Training Less Stress More Success – Workshop 

Dates:

  • May 2nd 2020 at 10am – 12:30pm 
  • May 23rd 2020 at 10am – 12:30pm
  • May 30th 2020 at 2pm – 3:30pm

Price: 50pp

Workshop content includes:

  • Prepare For Success what to do in the weeks leading up to training to prepare for success
  • Basic Training
  • Reinforcement
  • Nap Times
  • Night time Training
  • Pitfalls
  • Regressions 
  • Bowel Movements
  • Managing Fears with Empathy

I’ve limited numbers for all online workshops to 6 spaces to ensure quality and time for everyone to ask questions etc. If you would like to book a workshop please click the link for your preferred date below;

May 2nd 2020 – Toilet Training Less Stress more Success:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toilet-training-less-stress-more-success-workshop-tickets-101979314876?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=EBLinkEvent&utm_term=fullLink

May 23rd 2020 – Toilet Training 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toilet-training-less-stress-more-success-tickets-102676512212?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=EBLinkEvent&utm_term=fullLink

May 30th 2020 – Toilet Training 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toilet-training-less-stress-more-success-workshop-tickets-102677846202?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=EBLinkEvent&utm_term=fullLink

 

If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact me via comment on this post.Email: Deirdre.m.hollandhannon@gmail.com Instagram @deehollhan

 

Clonakilty Model Railway Village – A Review

LooWest Cork Model Railway Village may have been the boys favourite day out of the summer! Ned for sure thought it was the best thing sinced slice pan, from the actual model village right down to the playroom which even got a mention when reporting back to Grandad.

It was our first time visiting Clonakilty and it has 100% won us over. Next time we plan to go for two nights though, as one was just not enough for all this part of the country has to offer. Family Friendly Ireland at its best!

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Car Journeys and How I Survive Them With Toddlers!

Surviving Car journeys with babies and toddlers; its important to prepare for success. So often we have such high expectations for the smallest members of our family whilst giving them minimal resources. A ten minute car journey can feel like a week to a young child. An actual long journey like an hour plus needs to be prepared for if you want it to be a peaceful and successful journey. A successful journey will be a great representation to the child of how to behave in the car in future and that car journeys can be tolerated and even enjoyed. Continuous unsuccessful car journeys can begin to create an association and then you’ll be tackling a whole bigger issue. Preparing an achieving successful journeys is akin to a good investment, it will pay off for you in the long run. You’ll have kids that don’t find the car aversive and are very tolerant of journeys long our short.

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