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Essentially stuff about helping troubled young people to recover - that's my thing! http://JonnyMatthew.com

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The Last One! Reviewing Ryan Holiday's brilliant book: Ego Is The Enemy! (One of my top 5 reads) Book Review, Type, Reading, Holiday, Books, Vacations, Libros, Word Reading, Holidays

Tk Live Stream #12 👍🏻🎬

The Last One! Reviewing Ryan Holiday's brilliant book: Ego Is The Enemy! (One of my top 5 reads)

Attachment resources - the playback from yesterday's TK Live Stream #11 is here - enjoy! Young People, Type

Attachment resources - TK Live Stream #11

Attachment resources - the playback from yesterday's TK Live Stream #11 is here - enjoy!

Educating troubled kids, emotions & LDs, touch, why we shouldn't punish & more... Emotional Child, Young People, Lds, Touch, Type, Education, Teaching, Training, Mormons

TK Live Stream 9

Educating troubled kids, emotions & LDs, touch, why we shouldn't punish & more...

Hoarding food, kids who refuse a foster placement, good endings & self-care Food Kids, Ask Me Anything, Foster Care, Young People, Self Care, The Fosters, Men Casual, Type, Mens Tops

#AskMeAnything 1.

Hoarding food, kids who refuse a foster placement, good endings & self-care

  Self Care, Type, Personal Care

Self-care tips & tricks

Are you tired? Maybe you’re really tired. I know the feeling. Ebbs & Flows We all get a bit worn down now and again. Each week can be a series of good and not so good days; tiring and energising days. Managing these ebbs and flows is part of looking after ourselves so we can […]

  Anxiety In Children, Helping Children, Home Schooling, Young People, Back To School, Challenges, Type, Kids, Young Children

Helping Kids Back to School After Lockdown

Having negotiated our way through the onset of the virus, a shortage of loo roll and home-schooling, we now have to think about getting kids back to school after being at home for more than 2 months. This bring with it all sorts of challenges, including: Children’s anxieties Children’s excitement (both?!) Our own anxieties as […]

  Book Review, Back To School, This Book, Type, Books, Libros, First Day Of School, Book, Entering School

Helping Kids Back to School After Lockdown

This book will be really useful for supporting children returning to school following lockdown – but it’s so much more than that! Title: Harry The Hound Returns To School Authors: Neil Davies & Wendy Steer This book – Harry The Hound Returns To School – came to my attention when one of the authors, […]

  First Grade Lessons, Teaching First Grade, Kindergarten Activities, Young People, We The People, Singing Games, Group Work, Elementary Music, Music Classroom

Being Child-Centred 6: Empathy Before Action

Last (for now!) in our series of posts about being child-centred, is ‘Empathy Before Action.’ Now, I’ve written a lot about empathy in the last couple of years, particularly unpacking what exactly empathy is, using Dr Teresa Wiseman’s break down. See those posts at the foot of this page to read more on this. Though […]

Why HSB assessments are better done in pairs. Social Work, Young People, Assessment, The Fosters, Knowing You, Good Things, Pairs, Type, Children

Why HSB assessments are better done in pairs... - Jonny Matthew

Given the choice, would you rather assess alone or work in a pair. For me, it would be a pair – every time and twice on Sundays! Here’s why… Know your short-comings I reckon I’ve been around the block in social work and allied fields (YOT, residential, adoption/fostering, child protection, etc.). But of all the […]

Tips for Teaching First Grade Music First Grade Lessons, Teaching First Grade, Kindergarten Activities, Young People, We The People, Singing Games, Group Work, Elementary Music, Music Classroom

Being Child-Centred 5 - Services That Fit Children... - Jonny Matthew

“OK, so s/he needs somewhere to live, away from the family. What have we got available?’ “Mm, more problems with behaviour in school – let’s get them a place in the one down the road.’ ‘S/he’ll be 18 in a couple of months, let’s start the countdown to independent living.’ Sound familiar? Of course it […]

  Secret Life, The Secret, Teenage Brain, Book Review, Inventions, Effort, How To Get, Writing, Type

Inventing Ourselves - book review (about the teenage brain) - Jonny Matthew

I find brains fascinating. Not easy to understand, but fascinating nonetheless! Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s latest booking, Inventing Ourselves, is my latest effort to get my head around (!) this amazing 3 pound mass of tissue in our skull. I gave it 4 stars – here’s why: Summary What I like most about the writing of Sarah-Jayne […]