Happy 1st Birthday!

As you can see, The Play Coach started writing long before the idea came to me this time last year. That's right, The Play Coach is one year old today!! ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰ A lot has happened in the past year, here are some highlights - check them out if you missed them! ๐Ÿ’ซย June Play Challenge 30 … Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday!

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Love Is All You Need

Today is my wedding anniversary! Paul and I have been together for a total of thirteen years now (what?!) and four years ago we flew from England to get married in New York City. Eighteen months later we flew from England again to live in Arkansas for Paul's work. A LOT of stuff has happened … Continue reading Love Is All You Need

Compassion, Connection & Curiosity – Unlocking the Magic of Childhood

I've been reading lots of comments from preschool teachers recently that, on reflection, make me wonder whyย some educators find it so difficult to display the kinds of traits we want to see in the children we work with. Traits such as compassion, understanding, empathy and a sense of curiosity. It also makes me wonder if … Continue reading Compassion, Connection & Curiosity – Unlocking the Magic of Childhood

“You Get What You Get and…” I’ll Help You Handle Your Disappointment ๐Ÿ˜Š

What if I told you I use the same tool for strengthening behavior management, improving family engagement, and for promoting self-care amongst educators and their colleagues? What if I told you it was 100% free? Would you be interested? Read on if you are intriguedโ€ฆ When your mood is low, you are more likely to … Continue reading “You Get What You Get and…” I’ll Help You Handle Your Disappointment ๐Ÿ˜Š

Big Kids Wear Light Up Shoes Too Y’know…

It's the weekend! ๐ŸŽ‰ Friday counts, right?! ๐Ÿ˜… What are you going to say YES to this weekend? ๐Ÿ‘ Have you planned in some time to PLAY? ๐ŸŒˆ This weekend I am moving house ๐Ÿก I will definitely plan in some playing time with my four catsย ๐Ÿ˜ป ๐Ÿ˜ปย (see their own Facebook page HERE!)ย ๐Ÿ˜ป ๐Ÿ˜ปย ย so they … Continue reading Big Kids Wear Light Up Shoes Too Y’know…