Parenting Goals for Happy Families

Feb 20 2017
What's the secret of happy families? Parenthood is no easy task and many parents find that raising their children can sometimes be a matter of trial and error. Everybody wants the absolute best for their children, but each child is an individual and it can sometimes be difficult to know if you’re doing things right. Here are some great goals to set for yourself this year, to improve your relationship with your kids.

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Motivating your child

Jan 31 2017
To work hard and sustain their efforts, children need to feel confident of their success. They need to be able to manage their anxieties, frustrations and feelings of discouragement or anger. If they cannot, they will give up trying to succeed. Children need to be encouraged and inspired. They need to see the relevance of learning. If they are criticised for lack of effort, it is likely they will become more disengaged, acting defiant and rebellious. This behaviour can also provide the perfect cover to hide feelings of anxiety or inadequacy.

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REVEALED! London children’s kind acts & the kindness traits they find the hardest to learn

Dec 16 2016
As a journalist I get sent lots of studies every day but only a few make me smile or think about it. There's one in particular which caught my eyes and made me realise how children these days are often insensitive and egoistic. According to a recent conducted with kids' TV series The Clangers for Kindness campaign (they are, after all, known for their kindness!), over 95% of parents of 2-6 year olds in London think their children are generally kind, but over 60% have seen their children being unkind. Take a look at some of the results of this survey which was filled in by 1400 parents and which sheds some light into modern parenting and childhood.

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