Education

TEENS: Study Tips for Teens, by Teens

Wow what a start to the year! School is back in full swing and we are left wondering where the holidays went! This year, the Shine From Within team launched a new half day workshop for teen girls...

Parenting Files

Is it "time out" for time out?

“Just put him in time out.” You’ve heard those words many times. I sure have. They’ve even come from my own mouth. It’s become our go-to solution for kids’ behaviour challenges. Once...

Parenting Files

Caring for children during a separation

You have recently separated and now it is that difficult time to work out what is going to happen with regards to your children.

Education

EDUCATION: Helping your child prepare for school

School holidays are a great time to be with your kids and have some fun together. Unfortunately, the reality of heading back to school or work after the break comes around too soon. Over the...

Education

EDUCATION: Laptops in the Classroom

With the growing number of primary school children finding that technology such as laptops and iPads are a standard part of their school day, Jessica Jane Sammut asks the question – are they a help...

Education

EDUCATION: Nature as a Teacher

With the growing number of schools incorporating gardens into their learning structure, Jessica Jane Sammut takes a look at why these little green havens are becoming a vital cornerstone in...

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Raising Compassionate Kids

In a world where we often teach our kids to toughen up and turn the other cheek, the flip-side is reaching out to others with kindness. Whether we’re holding a door open, walking a dog or talking...

Education

PLAY: Learning through Play

Play, everyday activities and events are opportunities to help our children learn about themselves and the world they live in. This is because they are meaningful, interesting, relevant, fun and...