BBC Sussex: What makes a good parent?
What makes a good parent? What basic skills do parents need? How can you raise an independent, resilient child? Especially if you didn’t have a good childhood yourself?
The author: Elizabeth O’Shea
Elizabeth O’Shea is a parenting specialist child behaviour expert and one of the leading parenting experts in the UK.
BBC WM: Are parents to blame for Britain’s biggest problems?
The chief or OFSTED blames Britain’s biggest social problems on parents failing to teach children right from wrong. Should parents take responsibility and find a course when they can’t cope? And should all parents be offered a parenting course.
Are you raising a future flatmate-from-hell?
Could you be, inadvertently, raising a child who won’t wash up the dishes, steals milk or food from the fridge, won’t take the bin bag out, and won’t tidy up after themselves?
Many parents are at a complete loss at how to handle an angry child
Do you have an angry child? Here are 10 effective ways to help your child to calm down when they’re annoyed, frustrated or have an outburst.