23 10, 2017

Is Your Parenting Damaging Your Child?

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There are seven ‘deadly sins’ that many parents commit, that will stop a child flourishing and achieving their full potential in life. Giving conditional love Each child is born with a range of temperaments and personality traits. However, every child needs to experience unconditional love to flourish and thrive. Where they feel loved, just for [...]

3 10, 2017

Is your child in charge at home?

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Does your child rule the TV? Insist on the red cup? Or decide who gets to read their bedtime story? These could be signs that your child is in charge at home. But, is that a problem? It could be, yes! If your child is generally obliging and compliant, and there are just one or [...]

18 09, 2017

How to give your child a ‘victim mentality’

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Do everything for your child. Don’t expect your child to help with laying the table, preparing a meal, washing the dishes, clearing up after themselves or lifting a finger to help. That way your child will always need someone to ‘do’ things for them, and won’t ever be able to stand on their own two [...]

11 04, 2016

The Secret to Defusing a Child’s Anger, Upset or Tantrum.

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When our children get annoyed or tearful, as parents we often end up contradicting them. We try to explain why they shouldn’t feel that way. We tell them off for being unreasonable, we try to tell them what they should do to sort it out. Next time there’s an angry outburst or upset, try instead [...]

4 04, 2016

HOW to Give Your Child Unconditional Love

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Unconditional love is the way you show your child that they are loved no matter what faults they have. You know that you love your child, even when they are badly behaved, but children don’t always understand that. When you get cross or angry – or shout at or punish them, your child feels ‘flawed’ [...]

17 02, 2016

5 Steps to Reduce Your Child’s Screen Time.

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Managing children’s time watching television, playing games, using Facebook or social media, or texting friends is becoming a big problem. So here are a few tips to help. 1. Understand WHY you’re limiting screen time. Sometimes it’s easier to stick to the rules when you know why it’s important. Playing computer games can have some [...]