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How can I help my child to say goodbye

How can I help my child to say goodbye

Whether a friend, family member, or even beloved pet is coming to the end of their life, it can be extremely difficult for a child to both process and cope with. It can be extremely difficult to adults too! I didn't cope too well when I lost my grandad. There are ways that you can help them to prepare for saying goodbye, if it is likely to occur in the near future, as well as to help them manage should a sudden death take something they love from them. Remember that, to a child, breaking or losing a favourite toy might also bring about feelings of grief in them, especially if they had a deep sentimental attachment to the item.  VIEW the POST

How to create an alliance with your kids

How to create an alliance with your kids

We’d all love for parenting to be easy. But, eventually, conflict enters the picture and every day can be a struggle. As parents, we’d love for our kids to pull their weight. But, unfortunately they can get into bad habits. And that’s what leads to arguments. Creating an alliance with your kids is a tough one to master, but it is the solution. VIEW the POST

How to prepare your children for a successful professional life

We all love having our kids around and they’re so cute and innocent but it’s very much worth thinking about preparing them for an adult, professional life. You can help to prepare your children for that professional life, even from a surprisingly young age there are so many ways to help them be ready for having a successful professional career, here’s a few ways how.

Taking one bite and grumpy moodswings

Taking one bite and grumpy moodswings

I have literally spent the past week telling myself "What have I done wrong?". One minute Noah is caring, loving and absolutely amazing. The next, he is throwing things around, pushing chairs over and being completely horrible to everyone. Oh and lunchtimes are becoming an issue too. What is going on with my little man? VIEW the POST

A toddler on holiday…

A toddler on holiday…

I think I could describe it as taking Jekyll and Hyde on holiday, Noah is one minute the perfect tot & in nanoseconds, a monster! It's pick and choose when you do things and you're always conscious of the mood he's going to be in. 20 months old, so I don't expect too much, but this holiday has proved to me that Daddy does! At home I do things based around Noah and what time it is, make sure he's eaten and most importantly make sure he's had his nap or can have it! Here he's been going to bed at 11pm-midnight most nights & waking up at 8/9am for breaky and having hour naps in the afternoon. He must be exhausted now were coming to the end of our holiday! They have a soft play area here in the hotel, which has been great for letting him run around and have ...