Toddler

How do you stop a toddler insisting ‘Mummy do it’ or ‘Daddy do it?’ (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #3)

How can you deal with a toddler that only wants one parent to put them to bed, or strap them into their car seat? Here’s how!

How can you stop a toddler biting? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #8)

It’s hard to understand what to do when a toddler bites. Here are three great strategies to help your toddler to stop biting.

How should you deal with a full blown tantrum? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #2)

Find out the three top things to say and do when your toddler has a tantrum. Strategies that work to defuse the tension and help your toddler handle big emotions

How can you stop a toddler whining? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #1)

Does your toddler’s whining drive you mad? Here are three simple ways to get your toddler to speak to you in their normal voice.

Should everyone be offered parenting classes?

David Cameron released a statement  saying that all parents should be offered parenting classes, regardless of their socioeconomic background. Being a parenting expert, I see the huge impact that parenting classes can have on family life. As Michael Levine put it: ‘Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you […]

Ten fun ways to help your child manage money –from toddlers to teens

How can you help your child become financially independent? Here are 10 tips to help a toddler, child or teenager learn money management skills.

5 steps to stop shouting at your children

If you’re serious about wanting to stop shouting at your child, here are 5 steps to take to stop the shouting habit.

Tips for working parents

Are you feeling frustrated and guilty as a working parent? Here are practical tips to help you create a healthy work life balance and enjoy your child.

Is it true you should never punish a child?

Punishment doesn’t work to change your child’s behaviour long-term. However, find out how ‘natural consequences’ could be the key.

When to ignore bad behaviour (and when not to)

Your child will sometimes push you to your limits. Find out when it’s best to ignore poor behaviour, and the ‘trick’ to reinforce good behaviour.

Giving children positive attention and praise

Instead of criticising, find out how to give positive, descriptive praise, that helps your child feel appreciated and motivates them to want to behave well.

How can we play with our children?

Do you find it difficult to play with your child. Find out how to play, how to deal with competitive games and how to tap into your inner child and have fun.

How can I stop my two year old waking in the night?

Struggling with your toddler’s sleep? Learn the top psychological tips to get them to sleep in their own bed, and a great strategy to stop them waking up at night.

Great bedtime routines for toddlers

Struggling with your toddler’s sleep? Learn the top psychological tips to get them to sleep in their own bed, and a great strategy to stop them waking up at night.

Travelling with children. Ways to stay sane

Here is a great list of things you can do when travelling with children that can make long journeys more manageable… and even fun!

Beat the waiting room blues. Keeping your child calm and entertained

Sitting in a waiting room with a small child can be a nightmare. Here’s what to do if you’re in a waiting room with your child and need to keep them entertained.

Children need Grandparents

Why is it important that children have grandparents in their lives? How can you maximise opportunities if they live far away and foster a close bond? For your child’s sake.

Boiling point. How do you keep your cool when your child drives you nuts?

It can be tough dealing with the daily demands of being a parent. Here are some useful tips and strategies to make parenting more enjoyable.

Stressed? Tired? Fed-up? How much do you enjoy being a parent?

It can be tough dealing with the daily demands of being a parent. Here are some useful tips and strategies to make parenting more enjoyable.

Top Tips for Taming Tantrums

Ready to tame your toddler’s tantrums. Understand what triggers your toddler to tantrum, how you can stay calm and the do’s and don’ts when it comes to dealing with a tantrum.

Wild about vegetables- techniques to help your fussy eater

There are eating guidelines, and then there are straight-up, no nonsense rules! Stick to these and watch your fussy eater turn into a model of healthy eating.

Noooo not another tea party.

Struggling to play with your child? This fool proof technique will have you loving play time and invigorate your kids. Minimum effort. Maximum effect!

Stir crazy. Helping children to get enough exercise.

Good physical health = Good mental health. Read these tips to help develop their coordination whilst also making your kids feel great. Spoiler – you have to lead by example.

Do ‘good enough’ parents really need parenting classes?

Are you considering going on a parenting course? Do you think only bad parents should do a course? Then think again.