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Moving In With A New Partner

Moving in with a new partner

Moving in with a new partner is a significant step in any relationship, but it throws up additional challenges when there are children in the mix. The ease with which you create your step family will depend on many things, some of them out of your control, particularly in respect of your exes. Navigating the

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Is your child stealing and lying

Is your child stealing and lying

Are you concerned that your child may be stealing and/or lying? Depending on the age of your child and the frequency these things are occurring there are different ways to approach the issue. Tall tales Young children often come up with tall tales when asked about their day, which may reach the point where you’re

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Dealing with A Defiant Child

Dealing with A Defiant Child

No! It’s the word that all parents dread hearing from their kids. It’s a stake in the ground that requires not only our attention, but also our best persuasive response. It is often strategically timed to push our stress levels to the max, which requires super-human levels of patience to deal with. Defiance is a

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Teaching children to share

Teaching children to share

Sharing is a life skill that we all want our kids to have. But, as a skill it has to be learned. Very few children are happy to share their toys from the off. Teaching children to share can be tricky, without developing that skill life will be pretty difficult throughout childhood and beyond. Explain

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a specific learning difficulty meaning it only affects some skills and abilities, it is not linked to the general level of intelligence of the person who has it. It is thought the cause of dyspraxia is due to certain systems in the brain that are not fully developed, meaning messages are not transmitted

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deliberate self harming

Deliberate self harming

Self-harm can be a delicate topic to broach with your kids. If you suspect or discover that your child or teenager is deliberately hurting herself then you will probably have lots of questions. You may not be sure how to handle the situation without making it worse and might not know where to turn for

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