What should I do when I find play times with my children a bit boring?!
What should we do when we find play boring as adults? This simple play principle will help you take the passenger seat while you let the child drive. Parent becomes the student and the child becomes the teacher! In this session we explore the first principle of Treasure Time which is ‘let the child lead’.
About our hosts:
A creative entrepreneur who focuses on ways to tackle the root of children’s mental health through play and secure relationships. Due to her own challenging experiences in childhood, Sophia went on to establish a thriving Play & Creative Arts Therapy charity to support other children who have experienced trauma. Her focus is on helping therapists, businesses and charities have more of an impact for children and families that they work with through coaching, strategy, fundraising and mentoring.
Nicole is a mum to two young boys, who also has over 20 years of brand marketing experience. She is a previous Chair Trustee at Clear Sky Charity and has past experience on the Ella’s Kitchen board. Her roles have included Marketing Director, Head of Ella’s-ness, Global Brand Director with responsibility of creating and building one brand inside and out – including the wellbeing and culture of the team. Nicole was instrumental in growing Ella’s into a multi-million pound international business, driven by the mission of creating healthy children.
About Treasure Time
Our vision is to drive connected, happy parent-child relationships, for the benefit of the whole family. Our mission and passion is to educate parents in how to become happy, mindful and confident in connecting with their own children through play.
Treasure Time website https://www.treasuretime.co.uk/
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Value bombs and tweetables:
1. “I know I used to find play sometimes a bit dull and I'm naturally a pretty playful person. What I've noticed since I started Treasure Time is that my relationship with play has really changed.” Nicole McDonnell
2. “Once you realise that play is more about the relationship btwn self and child it becomes more interesting” Sophia Giblin
3. “The play became a tool to become closer to each other and this has been like magic fairy dust to our relationship!” Nicole McDonnell
4. “In play the aim should be to allow the child to become the teacher” Sophia Giblin
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