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Parenting classes: where to go to find help

When it comes to parenting, we can sometimes feel at a loss as how to raise, discipline, feed and establish routines for our children, let alone cope with seemingly insurmountable obstacles like baby colic, tantrums and fighting. The good news … Continue reading

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Eight Vital Skills Parents Should Strive to Learn

They say that magic is a child and indeed, many of us would give the world to be able to return to our ‘wonder years’ for a few fleeting moments; for others, however, childhood was a difficult time, characterised by … Continue reading

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Positive Parenting: A Practical Guide to Transforming the Parenting Experience

When it comes to embarking on a new project or career move, we often count on vital skills derived from specialised education and experience; yet it is funny how when it comes to one of life’s most daunting challenges – … Continue reading

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Praise and Reward: How should we incentivise our kids?

In a characteristically cutting piece for this week’s Telegraph the anonymous Very Private Tutor reminds us of the power of praise and reward when it comes to encouraging our kids with school work, through a cautionary tale of perceived neglect. … Continue reading

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