How do I encourage my child to be more independent?

Independence has many great benefits for your child. So how do you make sure your child grows into an independent and confident young person?

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New baby: How to support your older child

Congratulations! So you are about to welcome a new baby into the home: how do you make sure your older child is as excited as you are?

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Different parenting style to your partner?

Ah, parenting. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more complex, you realise your other half sees things differently.

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Family bonding ideas: Hobbies and skills you can learn with your child

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Wouldn’t it be amazing if you had some great ideas of activities you could all share and genuinely enjoy together? Look no further than this handy guide.

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How do I get my child to listen to me?

Before we become parents, we all imagine what our child will be like. But what happens when the reality of child rearing turns out to be a nightmare?

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What is your child REALLY telling you when they whinge?

Whinging is one of the most frustrating parts of parenting – the sound is enough to make us want to cry. But what is the best way to deal with it?

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VOTE: Will you send your child back to school?

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When schools reopen, will you be sending your child back, or keeping them home?

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How to encourage your kids to get along

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If you feel like you are constantly dealing with bickering and arguments, read on to discover some tips to make the conflict more manageable.

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What to do when your child won’t open up to you

It can be upsetting as a parent when your child just won’t tell you what’s wrong. So what can you do to encourage them to confide in you?

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Home schooling: educational play ideas for when ‘formal’ fails

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Struggling to engage your child with formal learning during lockdown? Read on for some simple play ideas and tips which will provide educational benefits.

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