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  • Disciplining kids without making them scared

    Disciplining kids without making them scared

    Kids will play up – it’s in their DNA to test you and the boundaries you set for them. So some form of discipline is going to be required to help keep them on the right track. At times, it can seem like the only way to get them to listen, to stop, or to

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    Tired Parents

    Tired Parents

    Whether you’ve been up all night comforting a teething baby or waiting on a teenager finally coming home, parenting can be exhausting. It’s a common myth that once babies are sleeping through the night you’ll get enough sleep and adjust to your new lifestyle. But unfortunately it doesn’t quite work out like that. Between looking

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    Preparing your child for a new sibling

    Preparing your child for a new sibling

    Bringing home your first newborn baby involves a blend of personal recovery and a journey of discovery as you learn how to care for an infant. With your second child you may feel more confident and experienced, but just when you thought you had it all sussed out, there’s the issue of helping your first

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    Mindfulness for mums

    Mindfulness for mums

    Mindfulness has become a buzzword in the last few years. It has been the biggest tool to demystify meditation, taking it out of retreat centres and monasteries and bringing it smack bang into mainstream of life. Benefits of mindfulness Simply put, it’s about being in the moment, attending to what is going on here and

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    Peer relationships with children

    Peer relationships with children

    Children’s relationships with their peers form an integral part of their development. Not only does it help them to be happy during their childhood, it teaches them how to make friendships, work with colleagues and form partnerships as adults. Don’t expect too much too soon Babies and toddlers don’t necessarily take much notice of their

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    Improving communication at work and personally

    Improving communication at work and personally

    Communication is a fundamental element of work and personal relationships. However, sometimes things get lost in translation and what we mean doesn’t necessarily get through. From misunderstandings to conflict, poor communication never really ends well, but there are some things you can do to improve your communication skills, no matter who you’re talking to. Focus

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