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Business Success V Quality Family Life?

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Balancing family life with business is often hard work, do you ever stop and ponder where your time and freedom went, as your children are growing fast and you are working harder than expected? Most parents are great at what they do in business and are at the top of their game, yet often when […]

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Why a Stubborn Child may not really be stubborn

What makes a stubborn child refuse to listen or co-operate or behave badly in public and at home? Many a parent has told me they have a stubborn child, however in most cases there is a good reason for your child’s behaviour, it may just not seem obvious to you as view this behaviour as […]

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Had enough Sleep?

Have you had enough sleep or are you running on empty and wondering why you are going no-where fast? Life can hard work with children even on the good days it is pretty exhausting running around after a toddler or constantly feeding and changing a baby and it doesn’t stop when they get older either! […]

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Two brothers aged five and six

This is a joke I heard yesterday and wanted to share as it demonstrates how parents tend to worry about the wrong things and also how professionals can get surprises from clients too!  I discovered that it was first heard from (President) Reagan.It is to do with two sons, one an optimist and the other […]

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Toddler jealously with a new baby

If you’ve just had a new baby or you are expecting your second child close in age to your first you may well be wondering how jealous your toddler will be with the new baby. It’s always going to be hard to predict as each child reacts differently. You may well be in for a […]

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My Child is Being Bullied, what can I do to support them?

  So many parents worry about their child being bullied, whilst others are unaware of just how lonely and upset their child feels at school. No-one likes to be bullied whether it’s in the office, home environment or at school but suffering in silence, is not the answer as things just build up further, here […]

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Birthday Card

Birthday Card This week I received a home-made birthday card, how lovely I thought until I saw my age emblazoned on it! My 10 year old niece had taken it upon herself to do some research on the internet and found the term “Swinging sixties” which she wrote on my card, then found some gorgeous pictures, printed […]

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Supernanny No More!

Supernanny No More!   ‘I recently discovered that Jo Frost aka Supernanny has been axed in America and been superseded by a woman called Deborah Tilman. Obviously Jo is not happy about this and has found  ‘fault’ in her credentials. I’m actually pleased to see this because although lots of parents love Jo Frost’s approach and […]

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Is your child underweight or overweight?

In Australia a Dietician Rebecca Byrne, at Queensland University of Technology lead a study and asked 276 mothers to describe their 12-16 month old toddlers as either underweight, normal weight or overweight. Astonishingly most mothers under estimate their child’s weight and are putting their child’s health at risk. The shocking statistics came back and only […]

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London Olympic Marathon

Well today is the last day of the London Olympics, it seems many families are out joining the crowds with babies and toddlers on parents shoulders in order to get a glimpse of the great athletes running in the London Marathon. Although young children may not be able to fully recall the event later in […]

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