How to Make Christmas More Fun For Your Kids AND For You

How can you make Christmas more fun for you, your kids and your family? Here’s my list of what you can proactively do:Schedule moments of connection with your children each dayIt’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of this time of year.  You’ve got so much on your plate to do & organise, so […]

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Why Babies & Children Resist Bedtimes & What Can You Do?

It can be so infuriating when you know that your baby or child is tired and yet they just won’t go to sleep! Maybe they become hyper at bedtime, or maybe they keep asking for more & more things to delay going to sleep, or maybe they become really challenging and get annoyed or upset over […]

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Help Your Baby Sleep Better with Play

It’s 6pm and my 8 month old is having a great time!  He’s crawling all over the bed laughing.  I’m kneeling at the end of the bed laughing with him.  He crawls towards me and I lift him up into the air, both of us laughing together.  I’m delighting in him.  I’m not distracted by […]

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Why your child gets upset about seemingly insignificant things

LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or SpotifyEver wondered why your child has the biggest upsets over the tiniest of things?!Why they become so fixated about a particular coloured plate, or a particular toy, or to have something in a particular way.  Why they have a massive cry that’s disproportionate to what’s actually going on […]

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What to do Instead of Time Out

Do you use Time Out when your child is repeatedly being challenging?   I know it’s a popular method and it’s certainly better than smacking (which is probably what your parents did to you), but is it ultimately helpful & could there be a better strategy to use instead? That’s the topic of this video where I […]

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