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My child takes ages getting ready - we're always late!

My child takes ages getting ready - we're alway...

13th May 2024

My son is 8 years old and has a diagnosis of ADHD. He takes so long getting himself ready for school we are usually late leaving the house. The school...

ADHDChallenging behaviour13th May 2024

My child takes ages getting ready - we're alway...

My son is 8 years old and has a diagnosis of ADHD. He takes so long getting himself ready for school we are usually late leaving the house. The school...

How harsh words can damage your child, and how to avoid them

How harsh words can damage your child, and how ...

16th Apr 2024

Which of us on occasion hasn’t got angry with our children? It could be because they have done something really annoying, or because we are tired and irritated and lose...

Challenging behaviourParenting Tips16th Apr 2024

How harsh words can damage your child, and how ...

Which of us on occasion hasn’t got angry with our children? It could be because they have done something really annoying, or because we are tired and irritated and lose...

Selective ignoring - a great way to reduce minor disruptive or attention-seeking behaviour

Selective ignoring - a great way to reduce mino...

15th Jan 2024

When might it be appropriate to ignore your child? As a parent, we are encouraged, on the whole, to be present and attentive to our children. However, there are a...

BoundariesChallenging behaviourParenting Tips15th Jan 2024

Selective ignoring - a great way to reduce mino...

When might it be appropriate to ignore your child? As a parent, we are encouraged, on the whole, to be present and attentive to our children. However, there are a...

Tantrums – Sometimes it’s just the way the cookie crumbles

Tantrums – Sometimes it’s just the way the cook...

27th Dec 2023

The biscuit breaks and your three-year-old screws up his eyes, opens his mouth and wails loudly. I remember situations like this with my son – I would find myself trying...

Challenging behaviourParenting Tips27th Dec 2023

Tantrums – Sometimes it’s just the way the cook...

The biscuit breaks and your three-year-old screws up his eyes, opens his mouth and wails loudly. I remember situations like this with my son – I would find myself trying...

Helping children deal with strong emotions

Helping children deal with strong emotions

09th Nov 2023

Young children are prone to emotional meltdowns, which can leave you feeling exhausted and like you are failing as a parent. They can experience such overwhelmingly strong feelings that they have no idea...

Challenging behaviour09th Nov 2023

Helping children deal with strong emotions

Young children are prone to emotional meltdowns, which can leave you feeling exhausted and like you are failing as a parent. They can experience such overwhelmingly strong feelings that they have no idea...

When I say no, I mean NO… or do I?

When I say no, I mean NO… or do I?

07th Mar 2023

When you say no, do you?… Say no, then give in after a long battle? Shout "no you can’t" from another room and hope for the best? Say no, oh...

BoundariesChallenging behaviour07th Mar 2023

When I say no, I mean NO… or do I?

When you say no, do you?… Say no, then give in after a long battle? Shout "no you can’t" from another room and hope for the best? Say no, oh...

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Is it well-balanced, strict, permissive or hands-off? The key lies in gaining a deeper understanding of yourself as a parent. Our free quiz will help you identify your personal style!

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