Posts Tagged ‘parental advice’

Bereavement – how parents can help children cope positively with the grieving process by Sue Atkins, parenting expert and author

Apr 18 2012

Here is a great article on how to help children cope with the death of parent from our London Mums archive (2009). A recent scenario triggered the re-posting of this very useful article exclusively written by the best parenting expert in the UK and TV star Sue Atkins.

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Parents are biggest providers of alcohol to their kids, reveals a new report

Apr 18 2012

Children as young as 10 say their parents are who they would turn to first for advice about alcohol, and the most common source of alcohol itself, according to new research published today by alcohol education charity Drinkaware.

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If I ask questions will a child talk to me?

Apr 03 2012

I work with children as a speech and language therapist. It is a job I love! It totally fulfills me; what a privilege that I get to talk to kids all day and listen to them express themselves in all their fantastic ways. As a speech and language therapist, it is my job to create a communication environment for a child that is warm, welcoming and therefore easy for a child to communicate in, both verbally and non-verbally. Recently though, I had to stop myself.

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Parenting in the 1970s and 80s was ‘Life on Mars’ compared to the modern age

Mar 15 2012

There has been a sea change in attitudes to pregnancy and early parenting over the past few decades, with parental behaviour shifting in most aspects: from dieting, discipline, breast feeding, returning to work and the role of the partner. These are the findings of a survey commissioned for Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Magazine, celebrating its 25th anniversary in its April 2012 issue.

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