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How to help your young child calm themselves down

Like my colleague Karen, I am lucky enough to have a spirited child. My sweet, thoughtful, persistent and perceptive daughter feels all of her feelings so… 748 more words

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10 reflections on the first 20 years of being a parent

I suddenly find myself in this strange phase of life where I am an empty-nester.  It feels like I just blinked.  One day I was changing diapers and wiping noses and the next I was moving my children out to live on their own.  756 more words

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How to teach your child to problem-solve in 5 easy steps!

Problem-solving is an essential skill that helps children become more independent, get along with others, succeed in school and be more resilient.  And these are just a few of the benefits of being a good problem-solver! 870 more words

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Dealing with misbehaviour: Connect and be a detective

Here at HaltonParents, we are asked how to deal with all sorts of misbehaviour. These questions can be difficult to answer. Very few misbehaviours can be solved by suggesting that if you do X, then your child will do Y.  764 more words

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Would you really know if your child is bullying others?

When I hear the word bully, I think of “Biff “from Back to the Future. Biff Tannen was a big, selfish bully who got what he wanted by intimidating others.  439 more words

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Considering the collapse of parenting: We’re just trying to survive

This blog is the third in a series about the so-called collapse of parenting. First, my colleague did a great job summing up what most parenting experts… 650 more words

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Considering the collapse of parenting: Are we really parenting?

At the moment there’s a huge debate swirling about the so-called collapse of parenting. My colleague did a great job summing up what most parenting experts… 301 more words

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