What to Do When You Hit Hurdles in Special Time | A Parenting Resources Guide – Parents Article

I’ve been teaching about Special Time this week and it’s led me to think more about my journey with it. These days we do Special Time for about 15 minutes per child every day, and it’s a chunk of time that we all, me included, enjoy. The impact on how my kids feel and therefore their behaviour is crystal clear. But it hasn’t always been like that. So if you’ve been dabbling in Special Time, and hearing wonderful stories of…

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Is It Too Late to Set Limits with My Strong-Willed Child? – Parents Article

The parent of a 4-year-old who describes her child as strong-willed and social is concerned that she and her husband did not set boundaries early enough, and they are now paying for it. She admits that for most of her boy’s young life she was reluctant to enforce boundaries so as not to upset him. Now when she tries to do so, his reaction is explosive. She asks how they can communicate with their son “without the hitting and kicking……

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How to Build Cooperation In Your Kids – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky “It’s a battle every time I give my child an instruction. We have things to do and many of those things are for her, but she resists or has a bad attitude, or is even defiant sometimes.” If any of those words characterize your child, then there is some work to be done. Children who can’t give up their agenda without a dialogue are building negative patterns that will haunt them in the future, not just now.…

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When Your Child With Learning Disability Doesn’t Fit In – Parents Article

When we hear the phrase “learning disability,” the first thing that usually springs to mind is the image of a child who struggles to read or stay focused at school. We immediately think of the academic issues these kids face and overlook what is, for them, often the most upsetting aspect of being “different”: Not fitting in. The vast majority of children with learning disabilities face social challenges (such as communication difficulties) that make relating to their peers extremely challenging.…

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What to think about when moving to a new area – Parents Article

19 May, 2020The housing market is back in action and I’m sure there’s a lot of people out there who, after two months in lockdown, have realised that they are in need of a change of scenery. Moving house is such an exciting time, and choosing to relocate to a new area is even more so.We’ve just moved house but are staying local in Dinas Powys as the Vale of Glamorgan is such a beautiful place to live, but choosing…

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Helping Kids Feel Safe – Parenting Now! – Parents Article

During challenging times or periods of uncertainty in our lives, children—even as young as infants—can pick up on our stress levels. They worry along with us as we hear unsettling reports on the news or overhear conversations about being able to pay rent this month or worry about a relative who is ill. It’s important to take notice of your child’s behavior when your family is going through uncertain times or a crisis. Is your child not sleeping well, washing…

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Can You Explain COVID-19 Herd Immunity to Your Kids? – Parents Article

Source: Enriquelopezgarre/Pixabay Wouldn’t it be wonderful if social distancing were a thing of the past? If we could hug our friends, see our relatives and have dinner with them or allow our children all the play dates they request? No one wants life before the pandemic to resume more than children whose worlds have shrunk dramatically. Their understanding of why, however, is vague and abstract. It has been difficult enough for adults to wrap their heads around the coronavirus and…

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Shop Father’s Day Gifts | Online Father’s Day Presents – Parents Article

Treat the special man in your life with this fabulous selection of Father’s Day gifts. There’s something here for every man: from days out and experiences you can buy for the months ahead, to fashion, tech and gift sets. Choose anything from this list of goodies to make him feel completely spoilt this year. Baby Carrier One Air, BabyBjorn Workout Wonder, Mio Skincare Treat Him Smartbox, BuyaGift Bifold Wallet, Harrods Suede Driving Shoes, Harrods BOSS Camo Print Cap, Harrods Mayfair…

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LEGO Ninjago FREE on PS4, Xbox and PC (Till May 21) | The Wacky Duo – Parents Article

If you a fan of LEGO Ninjago, you would not want to miss this.Lego Game Studio TT Games had made an announcement on Twitter From now till May 21, you can download and play  The LEGO® NINJAGO Movie Video Game For Free on Xbox, Playstation and PC. The game is based on The LEGO NINGJAGO Movie out in 2017. Simply follow the links to download the game and you are good to go. There are no membership needed for the game.• PlayStation®• Xbox • PCThe…

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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms And 7 Other Complications – Parents Article

You are expecting and awaiting your little bundle of joy! Pregnancy is an emotional and exciting journey for a female, especially if it’s her first baby. Pregnancy brings about a lot of changes in the expecting mother’s body, among which, most are perfectly normal. In fact, most females have a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby. I have personally known of 5 friends who had Ectopic pregnancy symptoms in their first trimester! Morning sickness, headaches, fatigue are common pregnancy…

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