It might have taken an hour, it might have taken four, all I know is that it felt infinitely longer as a child so my mother became the master of distractions. There were snacks, sometimes our favourite TV shows, other times we’d sing along to music (dancing strictly forbidden of course). But my favourite distraction of all was always reading my book. Even at a very young age I could forget about the hard seat and quiet my compulsion to fidget by getting lost in stories. I’d practice my reading out loud with my family, or we’d share the stories together by revelling in the pictures on each page, and of course, when I was reading independently, I could be immersed in the pages for hours.
Challenging Hair Discrimination In Schools
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7 Essential Tips For Looking After Your Child’s Kinks, Coils & Curls
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Ultimate Guide to Afro Hair Care for Children
Using our expertise we have put together a quick and simple guide on looking after your little treasure's hair.
3 Steps to a Successful Daddy, Daughter Wash Day
Let's be honest, sometimes, wash day can definitely feel like a chore. We outline a simple and successful wash day routine and style that continues to nourish and look after your daughter’s hair and scalp.
7 Easy Back-to-school Hairstyles for Natural Hair
Whether you’re preparing your kid’s hair for school (or you are going back to school yourself), these hairstyles are all heatless, low maintenance and great for promoting the health of your hair — enjoy!
A quick and simple Afro hair style for kids
Styling kids' Afro hair can be simple and (relatively) fuss-free once you know the basics! In this video, Rashida talks through how she moisturises and styles Bailey's hair using Sheen moisturising hair spray, Smooth moisturising hair cream and Seal natural hair oil.
How to care for your child's afro hair to prevent nits and head lice
Every year, schools up and down the UK warn children (and parents) of threat that is head lice - and every year, the number of head lice outbreaks increases when school goes back. Find out how to prevent your nits and head lice with these hair care tips.
How to help your child embrace their afro hair
This blog is a guest piece by author Hannah Lee.Black hair is so beautiful. Learning how to love its intricate nature and appreciate how extraordinary it is can be made easier for children and young people with guidance from those around them. The following are some tips on how you...