This fabulous quote comes from Seth's engaging Ted Talk 'Stop Stealing Dreams'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXpbONjV1Jc

STOP STEALING DREAMS: On the future of education & what we can do about it. Seth Godin is the author of 14 books that have been bestsellers around the world ...
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Someone's cancelled their spot at tomorrow's workshop in Hindmarsh, Adelaide. If you want an awesome day of PD to set yourself up right for the teaching year ahead, send me an email: Clare@ThrivingChildren.com.au

"A label is just that, a label". Here are the 4 limitations of diagnosing children that all parents and teachers need to be aware of. I'd love to hear your thoughts after reading this one. Agree or disagree? http://bit.ly/1JPIDd2

Treating the cause of learning, attention and behavioural challenges, helping you and your little ones to thrive!
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Term 1 of the Thriving Children Book Children starts tomorrow (yippee!). But I have a problem-I put my book stash in one of those 'safe places' and now can't find them. What weird and wonderful place do you think I should hunt for them next?

These are the most moist gluten free muffins I've ever had & only sweetened with the dates and apples too. If you're not a thermomix owner, you should be able to convert the recipe to to a food processor or simply start with almond meal and grated apples. For lunch boxes, you can also swap the almonds for pepitas. http://www.recipecommunity.com.au/…/date-apple-cinna…/121702

Recipe Date, Apple & Cinnamon Muffins by Felicia81, learn to make this recipe easily in your kitchen machine and discover other Thermomix recipes in Baking - sweet.
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I loved this segment on 60 Minutes, all about whether to send children to school young or hold them back another 12 months. This is a very timely conversation right now, with the new school year just around the corner.

2 of my children have end of year birthdays, meaning they were 5 before starting school, while 1 (my boy) was only 4 during his entire first term. Would I keep him at home longer if I had my time over? Quite likely, yes.

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As parents around Australia prepare to send their children to school for the very first time, many feel - along with the usual tears and butterflies - a nigglin...g doubt: is their child ready?

In 2013, #60Mins took a look at the common concern - is there a 'right age' for children to be starting school? | Full story: bit.ly/2gqdqEU

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