Reducing Teacher Stress and Burnout

Reducing Teacher Stress and Burnout

Parenthood is wonderful – the fun and joy that a child brings is unlike any other experience in life. It also brings with it many responsibilities, like feeding and clothing your child. Sometimes, though, fun and responsibility combine in activities that are both good for them and fun for you both. Reading is, or should

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It is holiday time for my 3 year-old daughter and I must say an extremely difficult time for me. I feel frustrated in having to manage "screen time" which is controlling time spend on cell phones, iPads, tablets, laptops, TV, leapfrog devices, PlayStations and Wii's - yes you heard right, Wii because it

It is holiday time for my 3 year-old daughter and I must say an extremely difficult time for me. I feel frustrated in having to manage "screen time" which is controlling time spend on cell phones, iPads, tablets, laptops, TV, leapfrog devices, PlayStations and Wii's - yes you heard right, Wii because it

The third week into Grade 0 has given me just a little more insight into the realities of being a (working!!) mom. Managing the early morning rush (yes, sometimes eating breakfast, brushing teeth, applying sunscreen and make-up in the car!!), the afternoon routine and the preparations for the next day is a mammoth

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Christmas is around the corner and the last school term is rushing along, placing loads of stress and pressure on our teachers and children. We need to finish this year on a high note. In the world of education, teachers probably play the most important role in preparing our children for the world

End of year teacher stress

Caleb is a four year old child who attends pre-school. He loves playing and constantly explores his environment. He uses his sense of touch to make more sense of his world and seek out as many opportunities as possible for tactile stimulation. He is dirty from head to toe at the end of

Caleb is a four year old child who attends pre-school. He loves playing and constantly explores his environment. He uses his sense of touch to make more sense of his world and seek out as many opportunities as possible for tactile stimulation. He is dirty from head to toe at the end of

The sound of a revving engine and screeching brakes alerts me to the fact that my last client of the day has arrived. My little client, Sean, runs into the practice with mom Andrea hot on his heels, trying to wipe the dirt off his face to no avail! "Eeeeee...boommmm...crrrrrash....." he heads straight

Learning through touch at home

Congratulations!  If this is your first baby, read carefully; if you have been through this before, just keep on reading to remind yourself of that crazy time and tap yourself on the back for surviving it without becoming an alcoholic, spending time in jail for misconduct or constant hysteria. Being a parent and

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