When is a child old enough to babysit?

May 05 2016
When is a child old enough to babysit?
People can be prosecuted for neglect if they leave children on their own and something goes wrong. This is a highly contentious issue and one that becomes even more complicated when contemplating when a child is old enough to be left in charge of other children and babysit. Rospa and the NSPCC both have published guidance as to when a child is considered ready to babysit, their advice can be found here: http://www.firstaidforlife.org.uk/rospa-advice-on-when-a-child-is-old-enough-to-babysit/

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HOW TO SAY NO AND STAY FRIENDS USING NLP

Apr 26 2016
Do you find it hard to say no? If so you are probably someone who wants to help others and likes to be needed but you are also probably a bit over stretched and maybe end up resenting all of the time you give away to others. The problem many people have with saying no is that they don’t want to offend or upset people, or they are afraid it will damage the relationship in some way. Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) explores how to use language in a way that sets clear boundaries and respects other people. Here are my top tips for saying no and staying friends:

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How to give your children (and husband) feedback using NLP

Apr 02 2016

Do you plan how to give feedback to your kids, or anyone else in your life? Often we don’t, and it might not be received - well. It’s true when we are frustrated, or irritated by something we tend to just say something, and it all comes out wrong. In Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) we study the impact our language has on other people, how the brain actually processes language and this gives us some helpful pointers as to how to give feedback in a way that makes everyone feel better and increases the chance that your family will actually act on it, whilst feeling respected by you.

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