She offers potential solutions for early years practitioners, recommending making children feel welcome and recognised as the person they are at their setting. She promotes the value of chat, not just talking about the curriculum but about what children deem to be important.
Tessa relates her theory that the twenty first century is the era of the battery child, recommending that letting children have freedom to adventure is at the heart of improved wellbeing. She shows how this freedom has been eroded generation by generation. She concludes by rallying practitioners, she knows they are at the heart of raising levels of wellbeing.