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Choose your child's name wisely

11 hours 29 min ago
Names last a lifetime so it’s worth thinking carefully about the names we lumber our children with. They define their social status; may well influence their future incomes and could mean a lifetime of derision.

Take a Meta-Moment

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 03:55
Effective emotional regulation is essential for success in all areas of life, but even more so to succeed in the hurly-urly of modern parenting.

Parenting an Only Child Tip # 2 Leave some problems for them to solve

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 22:47
An Only child benefits from having an opportunity to resolve their own challenges and difficulties rather than parents solving them for them.

How dads can best support their children's sporting interest

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 01:06
A father can be make or break whether his children play sport or not depending on his attitude to their performance. Here's how dads should support their children's efforts in sport if he wants them to stay involved.

Parenting an Only Child Tip #1 It's good to share!

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 20:02
Sharing is an important friendship skill all children should learn. Parents of only children are well placed to develop the sharing habit in their children by being creative and making the most of every day sharing opportunities 

Test your emotional vocabulary

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 22:03
How many ways can you say 'anxious'? The bigger your emotional vocabulary the better position you are in to manage and shift your emotions.

8 reasons why every parent should use the Mood Meter

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:19
The Mood Meter is a wonderful tool that every smart parent should have in their parenting toolkit. 

Manage like a cat, nurture like a dog

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 23:43

Teenagers need a mix a firmness and nurturance but giving both can be tricky. Here's a magic way to make sure you give teens exactly what they need from you

The curse of the eldest child

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 23:32
Of all birth order positions being born first carries plenty of privileges but it also presents plenty of problems too. Do the problems outweigh the privileges?

How to know you're getting expert parenting advice, or not!

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 00:29
You wouldn't get legal advice from an amatuer, and you shouldn't get parenting advice from a novice. There's a lot of novices dispensing parenting advice online right now that you should be concerned. Here's a quick guide to help you sort the parenting hay from the chaff.

How to determine your child's digital diet

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 23:37
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.

Michael Grose's 15 Favorite Parenting Quotes

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 22:57
Great quotes should be shared so that ideas and wisdom spreads. Here are 15 of the best parenting quotes that are definitely worth sharing

How to help kids manage their feelings

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 19:43
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.


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