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Parenting

How to prepare your child for the move to high school

  Time passes in the blink of an eye. Surely it was only yesterday when that warm, mewling bundle was placed in your arms, eyes fixing on yours with all the intensity and knowing of […]

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How to Prepare Your Child for Loss

Telling children, especially young children, that their parent is about to leave them puts you in a quandary, as you would like their childhood to be as normal as possible, but on the other hand […]

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How to work flexibly as a parent

Too many women think they have to give up the career they love to have a happy family. They worry about childcare, flexible working and having enough time to spend with their children. It can […]

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How to help your child with friendship problems and bullying

Is your child struggling with friendships at school? Have they been the victim of bullying? Sometimes children have difficulties in making and keeping friends. This can be painful for children, and it is difficult for […]

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How to emotionally support your dyslexic child

Author Sascha Roos and illustrator Danielle Sheehy discuss this extremely important chapter in At Home with Dyslexia through its illustrations. We need to transform attitudes towards dyslexia, and dyslexics can do that themselves by changing […]

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How to prepare yourself for your kids starting school

Sarah Ockwell-Smith specialises in gentle parenting methods and is co-founder of the GentleParenting website (www.gentleparenting.co.uk). She writes a parenting blog (www.sarahockwell-smith.com) which is read by 3 million parents per year, and is the author of […]

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How to raise happy children (and make yourself happier too)

Authors of The Danish Way of Parenting Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandhal have found the answer to the secret to Danish happiness – it’s the way the way parents raise their kids.   Denmark, […]

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How to prepare your children for leaving home

More than half a million parents confront the empty nest for the first time each year. It is one of the most challenging phases of parenting, and it’s also a difficult, albeit exciting, time for […]

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How to navigate work and family distractions during lockdown

While studies have shown that working from home can improve performance by 13–22 percent by reducing the noise, I suspect those houses were pretty quiet. Today, as we sit in our confinement, we are trying […]

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How to recognise anxiety if you’re a new mum

Anna Mathur is a mum of three, an experienced Psychotherapist and passionate psycho-educator, with a specialism for working with women. In this extract from her book Mind over Mother: Every mum’s guide to worry and […]

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How to raise a tech genius

Teach computing with everyday household objects Teaching your children core computing concepts at home needn’t be a nightmare. In this article, Shahneila Saeed and her fantastic colleagues at Digital Schoolhouse show you how you can […]

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How to help your children thrive – not just survive

Survive and Thrive You’ve had those days, right? When the sleep deprivation, the muddy shoes, the peanut butter on the new jacket, the homework battles, the Play-Doh in your computer keyboard, and the refrains of […]

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