Tweet 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 you in settling the face to face stand off with...

Tweet HOW DOES THE WAY YOU SPEAK AND THE WORDS YOU USE IMPACT FAMILY LIFE I am regularly asked to assist with communication difficulties among families that I coach. Sometimes there is such a disconnect within the family that when I meet them, they are hardly speaking at all, or all of their communication is negative and not working for the family. It is important...

Tweet There are an endless number of opinions about when to start weaning your baby and what should you introduce when? When you start weaning is critical to your baby’s speech development among many other areas of development. WHEN IS YOUR BABY READY TO START WEANING The current school of thought is that when a baby is able to sit up and support themselves...

Tweet DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR CHILD IS SLEEPING ENOUGH We all know babies are supposed to sleep a lot but how much sleep is enough? What effects can lack of sleep have on your child and are they dangerous or unhealthy?  Does sleep impact other aspects of your child’s growth, health and development? Let’s look at just a few ways that poor sleep habits and not...

Tweet IS YOUR TODDLER OUT OF CONTROL? ARE THEIR TANTRUMS GETTING WORSE? Do you find yourself in a power struggle with your toddler? Are you always having a war of words and eventually losing your temper with your child’s demands and behaviour? All parents raising toddlers will at some stage think they are raising a different species as toddlers get an ever increasing ‘bad reputation’ for losing it anytime, anywhere. To be able to handle poor behaviour from child it is...

Feb 23 2016
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Tweet WHAT YOUR CHILD EATS AFFECTS THEIR BRAIN! All parents worry about their children’s health and well being but many don’t realise just how much what their child eats effects their brain.  Everyday food can be a link to your child’s mental health, as well as their other areas of development. We know the common ones like avoid sugar, limit junk...

Tweet 5 FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR CHILDREN THIS WEEKEND Work and life stresses can remove you from your children and disconnect your family. It’s important to take some time out every day, but especially over the weekends to re-establish that closeness with your children and within the family. In a word filled with school, homework, technology and multiple...

Tweet                 COURTESY OF HUFFINGTON POST PARENTS Super cute so I had to post it!  It’s true, toddlers are extremely good at copying music, so go on have a go with your toddler, sing your hearts out, have fun, laugh and most of all – post the video’s so we can all enjoy them.  Send your video link...

Tweet IS TECHNOLOGY THE CAUSE OF MY CHILD’S DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY is a question a lot of parents are asking in our modern world full of gadgets and devices. So many parents approach me after being told by their doctor or paediatrician that their child has a speech delay, is withdrawn socially,  or is developmentally delayed. In some cases they are given an instant introduction to the concept that their child may be autistic.  In a state of panic, the parents begin the...

Tweet STARTING SCHOOL HAVE YOU PREPARED YOUR CHILD FOR THIS HUGE STEP Starting school is a major milestone in a child’s life. Have you prepared your child appropriately? Have you prepared yourself emotionally?  Children are naturally curious but the fear of that first step into the unknown can be strong for some children and its important to take the right...

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