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Is my child lonely?

Is my child lonely?

Our marvellous brains are wired for connection from birth. We love closeness, both physical and emotional. But what happens when ...

“Brain Tricks” for kids with anxiety

“Brain Tricks” for kids with anxiety

Anxiety – the mere mention of the word can make us anxious! While it is really helpful to be more ...

Is your child entitled?

Is your child entitled?

Does your child share their opinion too freely, question too aggressively or become too indignant about their personal rights? Do ...

Gaming, the ongoing debate: good or evil?

Gaming, the ongoing debate: good or evil?

As with many life issues, gaming doesn’t seem to be helpfully black and white. Decisions are much easier to make ...

7 ways to spot a frenemy

7 ways to spot a frenemy

Does your daughter have a “frenemy”? In most friend groups, there’s at least one, says Rose Stanley. How long is ...

7 reasons why parents want to take notice of emotional intelligence

7 reasons why parents want to take notice of emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EI) is a phrase which will have reached many parents’ ears.  A child’s level of emotional intelligence is ...

Soft Skills?

Soft Skills?

Our family recently stumbled upon a television series called ‘Humans’. I am not normally a sci-fi fan, but this has ...

Gratitude – really?

Gratitude – really?

Gratitude. Awkward silence. A shuffling of feet combined with avoiding eye contact. The expectation of a lengthy lecture from an adult ...

Invested or supportive: what kind of parent are you?

Invested or supportive: what kind of parent are you?

If we as parents were asked to write a mission statement for ourselves, I wonder how it would read? Maybe ...

Bullying: How to be an upstander

Bullying: How to be an upstander

Does your child know how to be more than just a bystander when it comes to bullying? Here’s how to ...

The Inflexible Parent

The Inflexible Parent

Might you be an inflexible parent? How could you tell if you were? Routine and order are not such bad ...

Grateful Living

Grateful Living

Encouraging our children to be grateful and thankful, from an early age, can lead them to have great, full lives. ...