Body Image and Young Children

May 25 2017

 

Body Image is a big issue these days and this blog aims to tackle it as well as to provide parents with thoughts and ideas.

 

A healthy girl is standing in front of a mirror pinching her stomach. She turns sideways and breathes in…she looks upset and makes a face at her reflection. ‘At Nursery someone said I was fat. I wish I didn’t have a fat tummy. I’d like to look like Lily, she’s pretty’ The girl is 3. 10 years ago, the idea that pre-school children would be anxious about how they looked was almost unheard of but for many parents this sort of comment from their child has now become the new normal.  

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Exams and How to Survive Them

May 24 2017

 

Exam season is upon us and stress levels are high. This can be a challenging time of year for everyone in the family. It is not just the children who lose sleep, but also their parents who agonise over academic pressure and worry about studying techniques and results. That being said, with the right approach, exams can be managed and conquered while the family's sanity remains intact.  

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Quick Tips on How to Make Moving Less Stressful

May 22 2017

 

Moving to a new property is one of those big moments in life. Unfortunately, it is also considered to be one of the most stressful ones. There are plenty of things to do during a relocation and things can get overwhelming really quickly; don’t even get me started on the potential problems lurking around the corner on the actual moving day. To avoid letting your moving day turn into a very stressful day, there are steps you can take beforehand. Here are some quick tips on how to make moving less stressful.

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