Helping Your Child Deal with Separation Anxiety
October 14th, 2011
How managing your own separation anxiety will help your child learn how to manage theirs, by Dr Clare Bailey       Read more...
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Pampered Children, Cotton Wool Kids - Teaching Independence & Resilience
April 18th, 2011
 “Toxic childhood”, “Paranoid Parenting” , “Cotton Wool Kids” -  has the pendulum of parenting styles has swung towards becoming too child centred, producing overprotected or pampered children who are not learning to be resilient and to fit in? When I looked up ‘resilience’ it is defined as ‘bouncing back – possessing the ...   Read more...
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More Empathy, Less Confrontation
April 18th, 2011
When the kids press your buttons and are playing up, AGAIN, and you go into automatic mode, getting cross, criticising and telling them to ‘just get on with it!’ (or worse),   try something different... We know the former doesn’t work, although tempting as it sometimes makes us feel better...or at least as if we are DOING SOMETHING. Instead stop and try showing ‘empathy’ and  listening to what is ...   Read more...
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How To Help Your Kids Get Along
April 17th, 2011
  "It’s not fair, he always goes first!", "Muuum! She pulled my haaair!!".... sound familiar? Some tips to help keep the peace at home.   Along with lines like "It wasn’t me…" or "She ...   Read more...
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Helping Children Deal with Strong Emotions
April 17th, 2011
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