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Tweet Tidy up or leave the mess? SHOULD YOU TIDY UP AFTER YOUR CHILD As both a parent and a childcare professional, I have over the years tried to align what I’m trained to do, teach and model with raising my own children.  I can recall as a child, endless arguments with my parents when my sister – who was extremely messy compared to me, used to finish...

Tweet Multipotentialite NATURE NURTURE AND MULTIPOTENTIAL It’s been years since I went to college but I can still remember an exam in my early childhood education course, it’s question was specifically related to the debate about nature versus nurture and the effects on a child of the environment they were raised in versus the inherited or genetic pre-dispositions. Multipotentialite was not a word in my vocabulary. Why did this memory occur to me more recently? Well I was...

Tweet Doing nothing is critical Doing nothing is critical The summer holidays are almost over and the big rush of preparation for the new school year has begun. For those who have travelled and spent time away from home, it may seem that the word holiday is a distant memory when you are back in your old routine. For those who stayed home based for the holidays maybe there was an opportunity for you to spend some quality time with your children enjoying local visits and outings....

Tweet Cope with failure YOUR CHILD DID NOT GET THE RESULT THEY WANTED In a world where expectations are high and beating the competition is the buzz word in all levels of life, how many parents are asking the question how do I help my child cope with failure. It is not long until the major results season hits us and there are always more than a few rattled children...

May 26 2016
by s kamel |
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Tweet Exam Stress Its that time of year again when parents and children alike are feeling overwhelmed and anxious about the final end of year exams for their children. No matter their age, children’s exams are a fact of life. Whether it’s SAT’s, or GCSE’s, or A’levels, or just an entrance test for your child to get into a great school,...

Tweet Be ready for baby BE READY FOR BABY ANTE- NATAL COURSE When your become pregnant your focus is on your body and the healthy care of you and your baby. As time and the pregnancy progresses, thoughts turn to what happens when baby arrives. How do you make sure to be ready for baby? Whether this is your first or your tenth pregnancy, you will have to refresh...

Tweet WHY SYMBIS? The SYMBIS couples assessment takes a couple who plan to spend their lives together through some of the most critical aspects of their shared life. Over 1 million couples worldwide have taken the assessment and the results are pretty impressive! Not only will you get to know yourself a little better by taking the assessment, but you will put your...

Tweet   PARENTING, ANTE-NATAL, FAMILY AND RELATIONSHIP COURSES AND SEMINARS Taking care of your child is not always easy. Some would say that it’s the most complicated and responsible job in the world, and yet, any professional work experiences requires you to have qualifications in abundance on your CV. When it comes to childcare, whether you are a parent or a professional, we all need help and support sometimes. It is a true sign of strength when somebody reaches...

Tweet When and how to potty train your toddler WHEN AND HOW TO POTTY TRAIN YOUR TODDLER One of the most common questions I encounter is when is the most suitable age to potty train a toddler. The right answer in my opinion is that there is no ‘suitable age’. Children are ready to potty train at different ages and there is no fixed timing when a parent should...

Tweet HOW NLP CAN HELP YOU STOP FIGHTING WITH YOUR CHILD HOW NLP CAN HELP YOU STOP FIGHTING WITH YOUR CHILD There are a number of useful behavioural techniques I recommend for behaviour challenges with children. I have written quite a bit about toddler tantrums and how NLP (Neuro-Linguistic-Programming) can help communication but I want to highlight here how to help...

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