Most of us parents try to be the very best parents we can be given the tools we have. There are different ways to parent and some may work better for some children than others. There is no one type that makes the perfect parent. But, the more emotionally healthy we are, no matter
It’s as if the word ‘bored’ is intended to manipulate our attention instantly. But is boredom a bad thing? My feeling is that creativity, rather than be stifled by boredom, needs boredom or a void, if it’s to emerge.
You’ve finally managed to have a full nights sleep, nappies are on their way out and life is beginning to look up. Then you are confronted with a screaming demon in a small (and adorable) toddler’s body.
“Mummy can I have a puppy (goldfish/kitten/snake/hamster)?”
If you haven’t had that request yet, at some stage in your child’s life you undoubtedly will. Children love pets especially when the pets are small, cuddly and cute.
Your relationship and how it mirrors in your child’s behavior.
Each of us want relationships that are happy, where we can share emotions and intimacy, where we feel completely accepted by our partner for who we are, rather than what they might want us to be and where we can express ourselves authentically, without fear of criticism. The extent to which we achieve this will have a direct impact on our children and their ability to relate to others.
Are you afraid to set foot in a supermarket with your child? Follow our guidelines for coping with tantrums.
I’m not sure which is worse – your little darling sinking their razor sharp fangs into your best friend’s child, or your friend’s child leaving a bite mark on your little poppet.
The day my son was told to keep his shoes on at school when he moved into a higher grade, was a dismal day for him.
When it comes to behaviour, most parents want the same result – a happy, well behaved child. Then why is behaviour an area we often struggle with?
Not me! Well not wolves as such, but I do have other fears that have keep me awake at night, (as most of us do).