5 Tips for Attending School Shows

tips for attending school shows
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At Christmas, we had our first experience of attending a school show. The twiglets had their Reception Christmas concert. Cute little kids on a stage singing – what could be more lovely, right? Well it was lovely. But simultaneously a bit of a bloody nightmare! So I thought I’d share some tips on attending school shows for anyone who hasn’t had this joy yet…

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Labelling Children Naughty

labelling children naughty

One thing I’ve noticed since the twigs started school, is that C in particular has been coming home and saying things like ‘so-and-so’s really naughty’ or ‘he’s a naughty boy.’ In other words, labelling other children as naughty. Not in a nasty way, more in just a factual way really. It seems to be something lots of the other children do and they all talk about. But I just have a bit of a problem with labelling children in this way.

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Being Honest With Children

being honest with children

As the twiglets are getting older and their understanding of the world is widening every day, I’m finding myself struggling with knowing how much to tell them about things. Fundamentally, I believe in being honest with children – however, I find myself torn between wanting to be honest with them but also wanting to preserve their innocence while I still can…

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