Daisy's School of Thought

I am a mother of three who wants to optimise her children's potential and change the world through education.

  • I establish and manage physical schools for children from birth to teens;

  • create digital schools through writing awards-winning programs and books;

  • This page is another school of mine - my school of thoughts. Here, I write about my findings and journey in raising extraordinary kids.

Learn | Play

How a child learns and develops cognitively

Love | Parenting

Building a child's social & emotional intelligence

Eat | Move

Optimising a child's physical intelligence

Life | More

Life doesn't always fall neatly into our buckets.

June 24, 2017

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Many of us parents have experienced a public meltdown from our child.

In this article, a father experienced it with his daughter and stayed calm as he let worked through her public display of emotions.

'There's a lot of pressure out...

January 23, 2017

A parent informed us that her child had been ‘diagnosed as mildly dyslexic’. 

I resisted laughing, it sounded like a menu in a Nandos restaurant describing the degree of spiciness. I asked the parent to explain what ‘mild’ meant. 

She noticed her child would mirror lette...

January 23, 2017



A parent informed us that her child had been ‘diagnosed as mildly dyslexic’.

I resisted laughing, it sounded like a menu in a Nandos restaurant describing the degree of spiciness. I asked the parent to explain what ‘mild’ meant.

She noticed her child would mirror l...

July 29, 2016

Once I had a student who displayed anti-social behaviour. When we corrected her and explained it wasn't nice nor kind to treat a friend in a mean and rough manner, she surprised us with her answer. 

'But I don't want to be nice or kind. Why should I bother to be?' retor...

July 27, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, a parent questioned our timetables. 

She was concerned over the slots we had labeled as ‘free play’. I explained free play could be either one of the following activities – running in the playground, reading or playing in our creative play corne...

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