Sometimes it Helps to Get Your Tongue in a Twist!

She sells sea shells on the sea shore. Can you say this sentence as quickly as possible whilst still articulating all the sounds clearly?  How did you get on? Did you end up in a ‘muddy puddle’? This well known sequence of ‘s’ and ‘sh’ sounds, is thought to be the first tongue twister, inspired by the life of Mary Anning, […]

Mindful Interactions: Tips for Encouraging Greater Awareness in the Present Moment

At Julia Gabriel Education, mindfulness has been an important part of our culture for decades.  Being conscious of the way we behave, speak and interact with others is organically merged into our programmes, our approach to teaching and our relationships. As with all meaningful developmental practices, mindfulness is a work in progress, for us all; […]

Taking the Time for Mindful Moments

What exactly is ‘mindfulness’? What does it mean to be ‘mindful’? And how does the regular practice of mindfulness benefit our children? Whether ‘minding your Ps and Qs’ (an English expression for watching your manners, being careful with the language you use or being on your best behaviour), minding where you walk (being careful not […]

How’s It Going with that New Year’s Resolution?

It is a brand new year. Time to throw out the old and bring in the new.  The time of year when we might do a personal spring clean as it were and set the intention to drop those ‘bad’ habits and adopt new, more healthy habits. Well, that’s the theory at least! How many of us […]

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