An insight into Anna Mckann's world

‘So what is Christmas all about?’ asked Enrie Molina, deferred parole notice in his hand. ‘For me, this year, freedom!’ answered his cellmate smiling, thinking of a typical day in those miserable surroundings. He hardly dared to believe that this Christmas represented freedom. He had spent so many days in confinement in that small dark… Read more »

“What is Christmas all about?” thought Dolita, as she wandered the streets. The date the 16th December, the beginning of the festivities. Nine consecutive days of candlelight posadas centred around children, who were often decked in colourful, hand-made costumes and carried brightly coloured, paper lanterns. The purpose behind the posadas was originally a practical way… Read more »

The issue as to how much mothers need to be involved in the care and development of their children has been, and will continue to be, a controversial subject. There are those who believe that mums should be at home, and stay at home until their children at least begin pre-school. I firmly believe that… Read more »

It’s rapidly coming to the end of 2016 and once again I find it quite daunting as I am faced with the fact that another year has gone by. Did I achieve everything that I had hoped this past year? Well the answer is clearly no. Then I suppose I could argue there are still… Read more »

Social Development continues throughout childhood and into adulthood. Learning what is right and wrong, what is acceptable or unacceptable, is an important part of socialisation. Of course societies and cultures vary so a child needs to lean to adapt to their own environment first.   Children begin to learn about social behaviour by first identifying… Read more »

I am sure you have heard the expression; ‘Life will never be the same again.’ Well there is nothing more true! A baby will change your life forever in a most fundamental and dramatic way. Often a shock to the system – with very little training for experience – suddenly this little bundle of independence… Read more »

What do children need? Children’s needs change as they grow but basically we can describe them as Physical, Emotional and Intellectual. We may all satisfy our children’s needs in different ways. Some parents are naturally more loving; others find it difficult to express their emotions. Some parents strive for more physical achievement in their children… Read more »