Author: Miranda de Freston

  • After School Meltdowns

    I just collected my youngest daughter from school, Friday’s can be tough after a long week at school. Like many kids she is very focussed at school and gives it her all and then finds coming home tricky as she needs to release, she is also often dehydrated. We had a great walk/run home and…

  • Simple Tip for Positive Thinking

    Simple Tip for Positive Thinking

    Changing mindset can be this simple 🌱 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Coaching KIDS to be their own best friend (@happyconfidentkids) I’m training for a run on Sunday supporting @harrys_rainbow_ and when I started my run I kept telling myself “I get to do this…” and today I got my PB for 5k.…

  • Be More Batman

    Be More Batman

    Recently I went to @yvconcerts where my daughter was performing with thousands of other children, it was an amazing evening on so many levels listening to children singing is such a lovely experience and the children will have memories for a lifetime; including being inspired by their new hero @nandi_bushell The first thing Emily said to me when…

  • Be More Matilda

    Be More Matilda

    Every month we run coaching clinics to support all our wonderful coaches. During our session we were chatting about power poses and coach Sally was talking about how her young clients are often inspired by Matilda and also what a great power pose she has. It got me thinking how we could all be a…

  • Finding Light in the Dark

    Finding Light in the Dark

    I am sharing this story because I want to share how lightness (glimmers) pulled me out from a very dark place and teaching this to children/young people is such an important life skill. Life will always throw challenges at us and most people will experience periods of darkness at some point in life; having tools…

  • What’s a glimmer?

    What’s a glimmer?

    Look out for the glimmers, breathe them in and hold onto them tight. Here at Happy Confident Kids we ❤️ a ✨glimmer✨, we seek them out. Glimmers are the opposite of triggers; they make you feel safe connected and relaxed. They are the good stuff. Glimmers come in all shapes and sizes, and they often…

  • Preparing for Exam Results

    Preparing for Exam Results

    We recently were asked to write an article for Which School on helping young people prepare for exam results. We thought it would also be useful to share it here as we had such good feedback about its fresh approach. Let’s us know what you think in the comments and please share to those who…