where to draw the line?

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This is a post by Zanni Having a newborn is shocking. It’s like turning inside out and reforming as a whole new person. But sweet belly laughs make sleepless nights and endless nappy changes worthwhile. Age one is honey-kissed sunshine. You marvel as your little person totters on unstable feet around the house, like a […]

how to tackle toddler tantrums

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Toddler tantrums…Some days are terrible, and other days seem to be quite pleasant. Every parent is always asking me, ‘how do I tackle the terrible two’s?’ But why are they called the terrible two’s you ask? Two is the age that a little person begins to experience the world for themselves. They have begun to […]

what is sorry anyway?

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When I was growing up I was alway told to say “sorry” when I did something wrong. Nothing much has changed really. Hitting someone else, not doing as you are asked, throwing things, pushing… my daughter is doing it all at the moment during her “terrible twos”. But does she really know what sorry means? […]

emotional development in children – tips to help them

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I wrote this article for YourKidsEd the other week and thought I would share it here as well. Be sure to jump on over and check out some other fabulous reads, giveaways and info. ******** Teaching emotional intelligence for children is that little thing about teaching children about feelings and emotions.What is emotional intelligence you […]

my kids are chatting till 9pm

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I heard a story yesterday from a friend of mine. She has a friend who’s little girl is talking talking, chatting and chatting till 9pm in her room. We all like to have a chat sometimes before bed, even 5year olds are the same…. hey, they might be chatting and downloading their day’s events to […]