• Disciplining your sensitive child
    by Michael Grose on April 18, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Disciplining sensitive kids is usually never straightforward. Sensitive kids, those creative, empathetic types who generally wear their hearts on their sleeve and take even the slightest criticism personally need to be handled with care. It’s tempting to avoid disciplining them … The post Disciplining your sensitive child appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Children’s birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?
    by Amelia Williams on April 10, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Practical strategies to help children deal with rejection and disappointment. The post Children’s birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation? appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Daily lessons in resilience for kids
    by Michael Grose on April 5, 2019 at 1:49 am

    Recently, I saw a mother give a simple, yet profound resilience lesson to her three year old. The toddler fell into his dog’s bowl, saturating his t-shirt and giving himself a fright. His mum quickly helped him saying, “Oh well!” … The post Daily lessons in resilience for kids appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Helping your kids through the end of daylight savings
    by Bronwyn on April 4, 2019 at 2:05 am

    The end of daylight savings isn’t something that often fills parents with joy, despite the promise of “extra time” for sleep. In reality, a child’s biological clock doesn’t automatically change with your household clocks.  Your child may struggle to adjust … The post Helping your kids through the end of daylight savings appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Convince me!
    by Michael Grose on March 24, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Kids of all ages are excellent at wearing down the resistence of a parent who denies permission for them to go somewhere due to lack of safety or suitability concerns. Unfortunately many kids use annoying methods such as: repetition (Can … The post Convince me! appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

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