Ethan missed school regularly due to illness. Tests could find nothing, so what was going on? In simple terms – his head wasn’t on straight!
Screens have become an unavoidable part of everyday life, so how do we make sure our children don’t spend too much time on their technology?
We have created a list of ideas that will provide children of all ages with hours of fun but have hidden benefits for their body and brain!
Your child could have the best teachers in the world but if something is blocking their ability to learn, schoolwork will always be a struggle.
Dominic was exceptionally gifted in music but felt like a failure. Sunflower helped him become settled and happy in himself and suddenly life became easier.
Maisie, 13, was well prepared for her final school year after completing the Sunflower Programme.
Does your child fear ‘failure’? It’s a frightening word isn’t it and one that puts a sinking feeling in our stomachs.
Play - in particular, sensory or exploratory play - is the vital ingredient in developing confident, competent learners. However, there is another crucial factor...
The most common causes of disrupted sleep in children are: anxiety, allergies, a shortage of certain nutrients or a misalignment in the musculoskeletal system.
At the Sunflower Trust, we have a quote tacked to the office wall which reads, “A well trained nervous system is the greatest friend a mind can have,” [Halleck 1898]. We have found this to be especially true for children - after all, the nervous system is at the root of all play.