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Benefits of Barefoot – Kids Getting Strong and Grounded!

For many it is obvious and instinctual that going barefoot is good for you. Yes! I agree! And children naturally know this! I had forgotten how profoundly beneficial it was to go barefoot until – around 8 months ago – when my boys and I started learning Taekwondo together (Taekwondo is widely practised barefoot). I …

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Teach Kids to Self-Regulate – The Gentle Art of Scaffolding

My children need help to manage their emotions and behaviours from time to time! In fact, so do I, whether it be a gentle reminder to breathe and be kind to myself or maybe someone telling me to stop what I’m doing because it’s not working! Self-regulation is required to learn tasks, communicate with others, …

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Self-Regulation Strategies for Kids – What You Should Know

Self-Regulation – What is it?! We have probably all seen what it isn’t! You may have observed a child screaming, ‘I hate you!!’ after being told ‘No.’. Maybe you have seen children keep going with ‘their turn’ long after ‘their turn’ is over? Sound familiar? There are many examples, and of course I’m not talking …

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About Me

Welcome to my website, Kids Shine Bright! Thank you so much for visiting!! My name is Lyndal Jane. I love all types of creativity, imagining, learning, reading, music, bush-walking, nature, good coffee and discovering new places. I love learning with my own children, and I especially love helping kids – of all ages – to …

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