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Does your child have an eating disorder?

Does your child have an eating disorder?

Being a parent means being tuned in to what your child tells you – and also what they’re not telling you. Not only do you need to listen when your child wants to speak, but you also need to be constantly aware of any changes in their behavior, and any warning signs that there might be a problem.  VIEW the POST

Four steps to take when your child is unwell

Four steps to take when your child is unwell

The last situation any parent wants is to see their child in any pain or discomfort. Unfortunately, the reality is that there may be days or times when they’re not feeling their best and need your advice and assistance. What you don’t want, when this situation arises, is to panicand assume the worst when your child expresses to you that they’re in distress, feeling unwell, or in pain. There are a series of steps you can take which will helpyou cope. Stay hopeful that soon enough you’ll get to the bottom of what’s upsetting or hurting your child, andthat they’ll start to feel better and recover to full health.VIEW the POST

Knowing your rights as a parent if your child is in hospital

It’s a topic that most parents would hopefully never need to give much thought to. Most parents would never wish to experience the fear and worry that accompanies seeing their child through a hospital stay. Recent high profile cases surrounding children with brain injury in particular have brought the conversation about parents rights into the public consciousness. It is really upsetting to hear about these stories in the news, it really got me thinking about what I would do in these situations.  …

Choosing the right children’s bedding #roomtogrow

Choosing the right children’s bedding #roomtogrow

Having the children share a bedroom is fine, but I like to make sure the bedding matches. If Isla has a particular style then Noah needs to have the same kind of style on his bed too. For example if Isla has a character, then Noah will have a character. I like things to look matching and our beds are the cosiest places, so it's essential to get them looking perfect.  VIEW the POST

3 tips to help us understand a childs mind

3 tips to help us understand a childs mind

Our brains are complex things, made up of 100's of billions of neurons and different parts. I went on a course the other week called "brain leadership" and quite a lot of it can be used to understand the kids, as well as adults. This might be a little technical in places, so I will try and keep it as basic as possible. Here are 3 tips to understanding your children and why they do the things they do... a little insight into a childs mind. VIEW the POST

Creating a child-friendly Summer house in your garden

When you have a family and also a garden, you will want to make the most of your outside space and create an area that is suitable for all members of the family creating a child-friendly space. You can get hundreds of tips and ideas on plenty of online references on creating friendly and interactive spaces for children to help you get started in designing your garden space. These are some great tips on ways to create a Summer house in the garden. …