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6 Signs That Might Mean You’re A Lawnmower Parent

We’ve all heard of ‘helicopter parents’ – the ones who hover over their child’s lives, paying close attention to every detail (especially when it...

Ask The Parents – The ‘Terrible Twos’ Are Starting And I’m...

There’s a reason why toddler tantrums are the stuff of legend. Your child might have been an angel since birth, but at some...

How To Raise A Child Who’s A Sceptic (Not A Cynic)

A few nights ago, I was watching a dance talent show on television with my daughter. “She’s good,” I commented about one young hopeful....

Five Lessons We Can Learn From Snowplough Parents

We’ve heard of helicopter parenting and free-range parenting - but here's a new strategy to get your head around. Do you know a parent...

8 Top Quirky Parenting Tips

Life’s weird. The trials and tribulations of raising kids are even weirder. I subscribe to the “whatever works for you” philosophy;  after all, parenting...

How To Cope With Your Adult Kids Living At Home (Without...

The traditional way of things was for kids to grow up, finish school and leave home – either to go on to university or...

6 Great Strategies For Parenting Your Adult Children

As our kids get older, our relationship with them inevitably alters. They are now independent, our equals, with their own lives. Adapting to the...

How To Avoid Raising An Entitled Child – 8 Strategies That...

When they’re tiny, of course, our kids need us to do everything for them. But as they grow, many of us forget to take...

Les Enfants Not-So-Terrible – 4 Reasons Why French Children Are So...

How we raise our children to become well-rounded, pleasant and useful members of society is one of our prime concerns as parents. We...

It’s Nearly Back-To-School Time – Try Our 7 Tips For A...

We hate to burst your summer bubble, but it’s not long now until the school bell rings again. Whether you – or...

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Put Down That Cuppa: Drinking Tea During Pregnancy May Be Bad For Your Baby’s...

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive substance in the world. And at average consumption levels, it is considered to be good for your...

How To Buy A Creative High-Tech Gift For A Child

Shopping for a new high-tech gift for the child in your life this holiday season? It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the options....

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Brooke Shields

After starting out as a child model, Brooke Shields first appeared on cinema screens at the age of 12. She has been...

6 Important Things To Consider When Choosing A Babysitter

Before we all started moving around so much, people depended on other family members when it came to ad hoc childcare. There was generally...

Teaching ‘Grit’ Is Bad For Children, And Bad For Democracy

According to the grit narrative, children in the United States are lazy, entitled and unprepared to compete in the global economy. Schools have contributed...
How To Deal With An Angry Child

How To Deal With An Angry Child In 3 Simple Steps

It’s one of the trickiest issues for many parents – how to discipline a child in a way that quickly brings calm and understanding...

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