Four ways to reward a child for good behaviour and performance in school

Sep 25 2019

Last year I attended a local parenting course in Wandsworth to prepare myself for the challenges of bringing up a teenager. We discussed ways to reward a child for good behaviour and/or excellent performance at school.

It is important to motivate children and reward them when they do something right or when they display emotional intelligence through a particularly sympathetic behaviour towards other people. 

Children respond well to rewards and will continue their good behaviour if their actions are reinforced with a positive reaction from their parents or teachers.

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Laser hair removal: 5 things to know

Sep 23 2019

I have been removing my body hair all over since I was 16 and I can honestly say that it is a big hassle, often painful and, more importantly, time consuming. I don’t even want to start counting the hours, years spent on this tedious task … These days the promise of living body hair-free is alluring and real.  As I am at the stage I want to get rid of all my body hair I have done my research and I am sharing it here, weighting up all the facts taking into consideration all side effects as well, to make sure the treatment is right for me.

The options available for hair removal include waxing, threading, shaving, tweezing and laser hair removal. The latter is the option that seems to offer a more permanent solution to getting rid of body hair.

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Walking to school as a lifestyle choice

Sep 23 2019

If walking was an official sport, I would probably be an Olympic champion. I fought for a school which was at walking distance and my son and I have been enjoying the walk to school routine every day throughout the primary school years. Since he started secondary school he has been happily walking to school. It is obvious that walking is highly beneficial to both the physical and mental health. It’s a no-brainer that for the school run parents should use the car less.

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