Monthly archive for August2014

Sing the melody of your story

Sing the melody of your story

…it will change someone’s world… and that’s worth every effort.

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The vital matter of perspective

The vital matter of perspective

Today’s blog is the fourth in our I’m Being Challenged By My Child series and we are going to be thinking about the difference between two perspectives: personhood and childhood. The Dr. Seuss quote “a person is a person no matter how small”, is a great…

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5 life Lessons

5 life Lessons

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It Is Time To Start Finding Everything Interesting

It Is Time To Start Finding Everything Interesting

Today’s blog is the third in our I’m Being Challenged By My Child series and we are going to be thinking about the incredible change ‘finding everything interesting’ can make to home life. The key to meeting this challenge is to never dismiss anything! By…

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Breaking the ‘Learned Helplessness’ Habit!

Breaking the ‘Learned Helplessness’ Habit!

Today’s blog is the second in our I’m Being Challenged By My Child series and we are going to be thinking about ‘learned helplessness’ and how to break this debilitating habit. Learned helplessness in our young people comes from the well-intentioned but clearly developed pattern…

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Mum, I’m bored what should I do now? … But, I’ve done that already!

Mum, I’m bored what should I do now? … But, I’ve done that already!

Today’s blog is the first in our I’m Being Challenged By My Child series and we are going to be thinking about the never-ending question: ‘Mum, I’m bored what should I do now?’ or statement, ‘but, I’ve done that already!’ It is a dilemma many parents face and…

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It is time to STOP finishing other people’s sentences!

It is time to STOP finishing other people’s sentences!

Finishing other people’s sentences is a habit that we can easily fall into. Many of us do it or have done it at some stage in our lives both at home and at work. You might even know a couple of folk who are real…

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Want a stronger family or a more productive team? Then LOL!!

Want a stronger family or a more productive team? Then LOL!!

When was the last time you really laughed out loud with your family, friends or colleagues? If you can’t put your finger on the last belly laugh session then it has been far too long. Science research tells us that laughter has a big impact…

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The element of surprise – let it work wonders for you

The element of surprise – let it work wonders for you

I was recently listening to a very wise woman share a very interesting story about how we might see the world in which we inhabit differently and how art and artists are able to shake things up and surprise us. She was throwing out the…

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Being Mindful & A Tool To Help Get You There

Being Mindful & A Tool To Help Get You There

Ever felt like your head was going to explode with all the ideas buzzing around in you head at top speed? Or that there are so many things that need to be done? It is a maddening feeling isn’t it? I am not a greatest…

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Testimonials

Since sending our 3-year-old son to Thinkers.inq it has been wonderful to see his progress, they create a really positive environment for the kids! The learning strategies have supported his development and it is a pleasure to see his confidence and enthusiasm grow week on week. He is always excited to show and share with us the day’s activities. A great team that have created delightful surroundings accompanied by an excellent healthy food menu. We feel fortunate to be part of the Thinkers.inq family.

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Julie and Duncan    April 7, 2015   

I remember the sunny evening we visited Thinkers.inq. A space of possibility: colourful, creative and inspired. We absorbed a crafts corner with easels and brushes, a ‘corner store’, wooden furniture, cute picnic tables ready for pint-sized picnickers. Further inspection revealed the outdoor amphitheater, the organic gardens, fruit trees, handmade puzzles and high grade, integrated technology. No heavy reliance on plastic toys and ‘babysitting’ here!

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Tanya    April 2, 2015   

..I then heard about Thinkers.inq and from the first moment there I knew I had found what I was looking for our son. The family environment and warmth, the resources available, the inquiry based programming, the space and use of it and to just top it off the amazing healthy no ‘nasties’ food focus...

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Samantha    April 1, 2015