Conversation starters which promote bonding with your child

Top tips to help you make sure the talk you have with your child is really supporting you to form a strong and close relationship.

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How to encourage your child to WANT to read

There are SO MANY benefits for a child who reads for pleasure. So how can we ensure children actually WANT to read?

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How to support bored children

Boredom can be frustrating for parents. But it can actually be really good for children’s development – and here’s why.

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Am I a controlling parent?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could allow our child the freedom they deserve, without giving up our sense of boundaries? What if I told you that it IS possible?!

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Late talking: How to improve your child’s early vocabulary

It can be quite concerning when your child doesn’t talk as much as you would expect, or is slow to start talking. So how can you make sure you are doing everything you can to help your child learn how to talk?

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How to give your child a positive transition to school

Is your child starting school soon? Here’s how you can help to make sure they are well prepared to make the transition to ‘big school’!

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How do I stay calm when my child is being difficult?

Children seem to know EXACTLY how to push our buttons. So how do you keep your reactions calm and collected in the heat of the moment?

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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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