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Have You Considered How Birth Order May Be Impacting On Your Blended Family?

Alfred Adler, an Austrian psychiatrist, believed that birth order played a significant role in shaping an individual's personality & behaviour. He suggested that a person's birth order position in their…

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Have You Considered How Birth Order May Be Impacting On Your Blended Family?

Alfred Adler, an Austrian psychiatrist, believed that birth order played a significant role in shaping an individual’s personality & behaviour. He suggested that a person’s birth order position in their family could influence their psychological development & subsequent relationships. This “positional psychology” can be disrupted when two […]

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Panicking about getting your kids into bed & ASLEEP as the clocks spring forward? Here are my Top 10 Tips.

10 Easy Ways To Prepare Your Children For When The Clocks Go Forward. The clocks spring forward which is great for feeling we are leaving the winter behind but it can play havoc with your child’s sleep routine. Just when you thought you’d cracked your toddler or […]

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Make ‘Fussy Eaters’ a thing of the past!

    If you suddenly have a fussy eater on your hands – you’re not alone! I work with lots of parents going through the same thing with their children as faddy eating is often a phase that young children go through to explore their independence and […]

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Small Change. BIG Difference. How To Stop Bullying.

Small change. Big difference. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well in to adulthood. I should know as I was bullied when I moved to my Secondary School and had alopecia due to the stress and […]

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10 Facts Parents Should Know About Dyslexia. A Checklist.

   Dyslexia is not a disadvantage. Having a good understanding of the type of difficulties caused by dyslexia will help you support, encourage & motivate your dyslexic child without damaging their self-esteem. Did you know that more than 50% of NASA employees are Dyslexic? NASA is […]

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Vampires at the Nursery! Why Do Toddlers Bite?

  Biting! Vampires 🧛‍♀️ at the Nursery ! Biting amongst little ones is a distressing but common problem for parents. But why do toddlers bite and how can you prevent it? Why toddlers bite. I think it’s really helpful to understand why your toddler may start biting […]

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What is Emotional Freedom Technique Or “Tapping” And How Can It Help Your Parenting?

What is EFT? Emotional Freedom Technique is the new therapy for the 21st century as it is a very safe way to get rid of anxiety, stress, and feelings of guilt and overwhelm that lots of parents suffer from. It is based on tapping different Chinese meridian […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Girl Heroes on International Women’s Day: 50 Books from Around the World

  50 Children’s Books About Mighty Girls & Women Around The World that #TheSueAtkinsBookClub Recommends but not just for IWD but EVERY DAY! In celebration of International Women’s Day, featuring a collection of 50 books about global girls and women from Afghanistan, Chile, the Philippines, China, and […]

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How can you change the narrative from your daughter being ‘a bossy girl’ to a ‘leader in the making?’ Questions to get conversations started for International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #EmbraceEquity. Achieving gender equality is a complex issue that […]

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What About Single Dads in the Workplace?

Becoming a single dad is a life changing event. Being a single parent is tough — there’s no debate there. But understanding the challenges faced by single parents can help us to offer better support to the many who find themselves taking on this role particularly Dads. […]

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But what about single working mothers?

  As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been pondering how the pandemic has forced a reckoning between career ambitions and family aspirations for many women, and what companies can do to help them. Working mothers are a resilient group, accustomed to juggling work responsibilities and family time with […]

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Why it’s IMPORTANT to read to your kids.

  I’ve just been interviewed on BBC Hereford and Worcester Radio about why it’s important to read to kids. Of course we all know that reading matters, but just how much it matters and how it can impact our children may be surprising. As a former Deputy […]

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Why Graphic Novels Are Good For Struggling Readers.

Do your kids struggle or hate reading? You are not alone but did you know that graphic novels maybe be the answer? Graphic novels are a good choice for struggling readers. They have less text than traditional books, which makes them less overwhelming. Graphic novels are easy […]

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From starting school to starting university – being a parent is all about handling CHANGE.

Handling change is one of life’s greatest challenges and is a major element in my work with parents. My passion is to help parents handle change positively and with clarity, direction and confidence. Change is inevitable and although it’s perfectly natural to resist the changes in your […]

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Is it OK to choose your kid’s friends?

I read with horror Katie Hopkins from ( The Apprentice) admission that she won’t let her children play with friends that she deems beneath them… & I quote ‘that’s what caring mothers do’ As The Apprentice star admits she targets playmates who are a good influence. Well […]

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