Katie Price on Social Media Trolls and Bear Grylls on Education – Episode 16 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show

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Episode 16

  • Tweet of The Week from @SayingGoodbyeUK from the Mariposa Trust – an international charity supporting people through baby loss


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Topic 1 Bear Grylls – schools are too test orientated.

Question My 3 year old wants to choose what she wears each day & we’re having terrible battles around stopping her wearing her princess dress with a woolly hat and wellies, or some days her ballet dress and fairy wings with flip flops. One week all she wanted to do was wear was her brother’s dragon suit. What’s your advice? Melanie Barnet for Manchester

Article > What to do when kids want to choose their own outfits !

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 Topic 2 Katie Price – online safety petition.

Question My son had a friend round to play the other day and he was really rough with our dog. I wasn’t sure what to do. So, I told him to be more gentle but I was worried he’d go home and tell his Mum I told him off. What’s your advice? Esther Rodriquez from Barcelona

Disciplining other people’s children is tricky. Parents can be protective of their own kids, and take a personal affront when others discipline their kids. Clear communication is the key.

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Article Would you smack your friend’s child for being naughty ?

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