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  • Is Your Teen Taking Risks

    Is Your Teen Taking Risks

    Part of growing up is about learning to set your own personal limits and boundaries. The relative independence of the teenage years earmarks this period in your child’s life, as the one when it’s time to push and test those limits to find a comfortable new norm. Unfortunately this generally involves your teen exposing themselves

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    Ways children Express Their Love For You

    Ways children Express Their Love For You

    As parents we love our children with all our hearts. Yes, sometimes they may push boundaries, get into trouble and cause us to stay up all night worrying about them but even so they know they’ll always have our unconditional love. On the other hand, from time to time it can be tricky to spot

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    Dealing with excessive sweating

    Dealing with excessive sweating

    Most people sweat at least a little when they’re hot or have been exerting themselves. It’s completely normal and the body’s natural response to cool us down. In fact, the majority of people expel around a litre of sweat every day but as most of this evaporates as soon as it appears we don’t really

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    Three strategies children use when dealing with emotions

    Three strategies children use when dealing with emotions

    The earlier we are supported to accept our difficult feelings, the easier it will be in the longer term to process and release them. However, because it is part of the human condition to want to avoid pain, there is a common tendency for all of us to develop clever behavioural strategies in order to

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    Avoid indulging the baby of the family

    Avoid indulging the baby of the family

    There are certain things that most parents swear that they are not going to do, and then they end up doing them! One of the classics is the intention not to indulge or ‘spoil’ the youngest child. Letting your child develop Indulging can be subtle or overt, whilst from the outside it looks as if

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    Making time for family

    Making time for family

    Hectic schedules can really get in the way of family time. Even if you manage to spend a decent amount of time with each member of your family every week, how often do you all get to spend quality time together? Many families find one parent is rushing off to football training with one child

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