Telling fibs

Is social media ruining girls confidence

Is social media ruining girls confidence

Social media: a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram et al mean our every move, thought and experience can be captured and posted for the world to see, comment upon and share. We are exposed to countless videos, articles and photographs in our increasingly connected world. In my former life as

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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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sure start services

Sure start services

The government launched Sure Start as a means to help every child in the UK get the best possible start in life. Services offered under the scheme focus on Family Health, Well Being, and Early Years Education for pregnant women and their children aged four and under. Sure Start services are aimed primarily at parents

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children and drugs

Children and drugs

Finding out your child is involved in drugs is every parent’s nightmare. However, it’s important to remember that drugs aren’t a part of life for most children and teenagers, the ones that do experiment usually don’t continue to use them. Here’s how to make sure your kids fall into that category. Educate Kids who are

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setting healthy boundaries for your children

Setting Healthy Boundaries For Your Children

Parental boundaries are the guidelines we establish on behalf of our kids, creating a safe space within which they can exist. They are the invisible safety net, borne of an adult take on the world and our children just love to push against them and test the waters that lie beyond. The Fine Line The

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