Just the beginning

I am sat here on the Monday evening the day after Early Years Wellbeing Week has ended and I am still reading messages and posts from people talking about it! Perhaps more importantly, what I’m actually reading are people’s thoughts, reflections, evaluations and hearing about the impact it has had and what your future plans…

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Staff Nutrition

As part of Early Years Wellbeing Week read Sarah Scotland’s blog on nutrition. Realising how your health is affected by what you eat is one of the biggest revelations you will come across.  Food is not only vital to eat for energy but also important for nutrients; minerals, vitamins and fibre.  Hydration is key too. …

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Why mental health and wellbeing?

As part of Early Years Wellbeing Week Sarah Fillingham area manager from Portico Nurseries shares with us her case study from July 2017, on leadership and emotional wellbeing. Sarah also shares 12 months on, an update of where they are now and the impact it has made on staff and children’s mental health and wellbeing.…

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Parents mental health matters too!

Throughout Early Years Wellbeing Week we have focused on the importance of self-care and wellbeing for early years practitioners, “In order to take care of others we need to take care of ourselves first“. To be in a position to nurture and care for children and enable them to become resilient and well-rounded young people,…

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A Woodland Haven

As part of Early Years Wellbeing Week 2018, we welcome Joanna from Led by the Wild, a community interest company that engages children and parents in nature-led learning and wellbeing activities in their outdoor environment at white woods farm woodland in Kent. The wellbeing of both adults and children is interwoven through all the activities…

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Isaac & Me

As part of Early Tears Wellbeing Week and on World Mental Health Day: young people and mental health in a changing world. Heather and Isaac write a guest blog. My name is Heather and I’m the mum of my miracle little boy Isaac who is currently 10 years old. Isaac has ADHD and is also…

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