• 6 positive ways to respond to your anxious child
    by Michael Grose on April 16, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    When our kids feel anxious they come to us for help. The want help to stop the worrying thoughts spinning around their head, help to get rid of the feeling of dread that wells up inside their tummy, and help … The post 6 positive ways to respond to your anxious child appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Born to worry
    by Michael Grose on April 11, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    Respond well, rather than react to their anxieties Many children are born to worry. The environment they live in may contribute, but worry and anxiousness is in their nature. As a parent of a worrier, and also a born worrier … The post Born to worry appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Helping your child navigate tricky friendships
    by Michael Grose on April 8, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Friendships are an important aspect of all of our lives – perhaps even more so for our children as they navigate the often complex years of growing up and discover their place in the world. As our young people grow … The post Helping your child navigate tricky friendships appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Three stages of bonding
    by Michael Grose on April 4, 2018 at 2:30 am

    What do a baby, a three year old and a fifteen year old have in common? Each is an age of bonding, which is a vital developmental task of childhood. A baby bonds with her mother (and father) Forming bonds … The post Three stages of bonding appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • 9 things you should know about 9 year olds
    by Michael Grose on March 29, 2018 at 6:00 am

    Ask many seasoned parents and they will tell you that the age of nine seems to be when things start to shift and their child seems to be leaving childhood behind and looking forward to the upcoming years of adolescence. … The post 9 things you should know about 9 year olds appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

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