Letting Be

by Dr Keith J. White

The need for space and risk in order to develop and learn


by Elaine Forrest

A follow-up to a series by a parent of a disabled child.

Changing Lives

by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

A unique project which throws up lots of questions.

Sixty Years On

by Kathleen Lane

Lots of clever technology - but are things better for children?

Being Born Again

by Dr Keith J. White

Human development is more complex than the standard theories.

Beyond the Family

by Dr Keith J. White

The child within the family, the family within the community.

What are the Benefits of attending a Toddler Sense Class?

by Dr Lin Day, davidlane

A busy and balanced day makes for a healthy body and active mind.

The ‘Good Enough Adult’

by Alexander Borchert and Sue Ellis, davidlane

Social Pedagogy as a secondary opportunity to reach so-called ‘unreachable students’ and their families

Finding a Safe Place

by Dr Keith J. White &, davidlane

We seek security - and find it in different places.

A Safe Transition

by Dr Keith J. White &, davidlane

Good practice is often thought-out concerned common sense.

Motherhood Surprises

by Dr Lin Day, davidlane

Babies are hard-wired to survive.

Teacher Diaries 7 : The Children Remembered

by Valerie Jackson

Some stand out, as we look back: where are they now?

Reading the Riots

by Chris Durkin

Punishment is not enough; a lot of hard work is needed to emphasise the positives.

Replication of Sameness

by Dr Keith J. White

Looking for the chinks that could open into possibilities for personal growth

Child Guidance

by Valerie Jackson

Learning from children

Prevention is Better than Cure

by Ian Sharlan

What we can learn from the riots?

A Few Minutes a Day for a Life-time of Effect

by Geraldine Abrahams

The importance of tummy time

What is Your Guiding Principle when you Seek to Help Children?

by Dr Keith J. White

And how do you put it into practice?

Baby’s First Easter

by Dr Lin Day

Ideas for to make Easter memorable and offer new experiences

The Underwood Report :Chaired by J.E.A. Underwood

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A snapshot of thinking about maladjustment and the services which children needed

It Takes Time

by Dr Keith J. White

Coming to terms with hurt is not a short-term fix.

Creating a Love of Reading - How is it done?

by Marilyn Brocklehurst

‘From Birth to Seven’ by Ronald Davie, Neville R Butler and Harvey Goldstein

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

The importance of social class - and small schools

News Views

‘Dibs in Search of Self’ by Virginia Mae Axline

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A touching classic about creating the right space to let healing happen

Foster Care - When do the Child’s Rights Begin?

by James Moran, davidlane

Should settled children be uprooted to meet parents’ wishes?

Looking for the Face

by Dr Keith J. White

How recognition moulds relationships and identities

‘Early Childhood Studies’ by Johnson and Nahmad-Williams

Book Review by Maureen O'Hagan &, davidlane

A comprehensive guide on child development for all students

‘The Village Way’ Boarding Schools as Communities of Meaning

by Dr Chaim Peri

Editorial: Storytelling

Opening children’s eyes to ideas

The Importance of a Nanny Reading with Children

Book Review by Katy Hayden Voice Professional Nanny Of The Year 2009

Children are never too young to enjoy books.

‘Adult Status of Children with Contrasting Early Experience’ by Harold M. Skeels

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

Research showing how children respond to care, and that good care saves money

‘Some Theoretical Observations on Group Care’ by Martin Wolins

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A seminal text which makes sense of other theoretical and practice-based work

What is a Naughty Child?

by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

The danger of labelling and sending frightening messages

The Changing Face of Registered Childminding!

by Pauline

Registration … induction …Ofsted … EYFS … degrees … and the Childminding Forum

‘Institutional Care and Placing-Out; The Place of Each In the Care of Dependent Children’ by Elias L. Trotzkey

Digest by Robert Shaw

An early piece of comparative research, looking at added value

What is Play?

by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

Explaining the importance of play

The Growth of Love

by Dr Keith J. White &, davidlane

The ideas behind the book, new perspectives on child development and the challenge to the Church

The Growth of Love : A Response

by David Lane

Why this book is really interesting - and may prove to be important

Scene on a Train

by Kathleen Lane

Observing parenting in action

Recognising your Gifts

by Dr Keith J. White

Learning about oneself through the eyes of others

First Children Webmag Seminar

by Valerie Jackson

Finding a Safe Place

by Dr Keith J. White

We seek security - and find it in different places.