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Young children are becoming hooked on their parents' IPads, IPhones and other digital devices to the detriment of their language and intellectual development. These common sense guidelines will help.
Great quotes should be shared so that ideas and wisdom spreads. Here are 15 of the best parenting quotes that are definitely worth sharing
Parents often feel uncomfortable dealing with children's feelings. The netherworld of emotions comes alive in the movie Inside Out, as parents grapple with this alien landscape of feelings. It's an exciting, brave new world that just maybe a generation-changer.
It’s often thought that children, especially only-children, who spend a great deal of time alone aren’t socially able. But the research doesn’t stack up in support of this notion.
Discipline is an important part of the parenting process, but it doesn't need to include corporal punishment. There are plenty of effective alternatives to smacking, and they don't come with negative side effects including resentment and possibly, bullying.
It's the emotional labour that parents do that makes it such hard work, but it's essential if we are going to be effective.
Michael's story on how using the Mood Meter to recognise and regulate moods and emotions can have a positive impact on yours and your family's lives.