I am reading the very wonderful book “Celebrating Families” – which is just bursting with simple,practical ways to enhance family life by my friend Helen Sanderson and Maye Taylor at the moment and I can’t put it down! I keep having to stop and highlight their wonderfully simple yet inspiring ideas and I was in […]
Research suggests saying ‘no’ is not the most effective way to discipline a child. Purvaja Sawant talks to experts to find a happy solution for parents and children. Disciplining a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. After all, it’s one of the most difficult jobs in the world, one that doesn’t come with an instruction manual. […]
I am delighted to have connected with Seamus Lusk on Twitter as Impetus Engagement and here is a response to an article I wrote about Saying “NO” to your children with confidence. “Sue Atkins helps many parents understand the intricacies of handling children. Her useful advice eases issues parents can encounter. On her website, […]
Losing the plot ! We all do it …. throw a parent tantrum that just seems to erupt like a volcano out of nowhere. So what can you do this week to notice when you are getting wound up, stressed out and beginning to lose the plot? Take some time this week to ponder 3 […]
How often do you wake up like Mary Poppins but go to bed as Cruella de Vil? Do you find disciplining your children difficult? The funny thing about discipline is you only really notice it when it’s not there. As a former Deputy Head and teacher for 22 years I saw loads of perfectly well […]
I’ve been interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio about a letter on NetMums about the bad influence of Peppa Pig ! Here’s the letter on Netmums – what do YOU think ?