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Well I know I’ve said it with a smile to kids in my class when I was a teacher ” Oooh have you got ants in your pants today?” Frequently children get into trouble at home and in school because they move too much. They fidget, fall off […]Read more
I was delighted to have been interviewed by the lovely Tanya Daye from Childcare Clerical Tanya came in to contact with me via my twitter page, @sueatkins and she kindly said that I offer amazing bite size tips and advise that is useful to all parents and those in the childcare […]Read more
Today I’m delighted to have Kate Long the author of “ Before She Was Mine” which is available on Amazon as my guest blogger today. Kate is discussing the importance of exercise. “Imagine you’re back at school, and on your way to a maths lesson. Although you appreciate […]Read more
I remember Bridget Hickey, a girl in my class at school, teaching her toddler twin sisters the most foul mouthed words she could think of at the swings in Tooting when I was about 13 – as her Mum had remarried and she was angry and jealous of […]Read more
I have the most wonderful Virtual Assistant who sorts out all my technical stuff and today she wrote a wonderful blog that I’d like to share with you. Here’s Kelly’s heart felt blog. “Ok, a little different to what I normally blog about but hell, it’s […]Read more
I have been interviewed recently on BBC Radio Coventry and in The Daily Mirror newspaper about why French children seem more relaxed and well behaved. “When an elegant French mother confided her embarrassment about the time it had taken to get her son to sleep through the night, […]Read more
Today I am delighted to have Janis Meredith from http://jbmthinks.com/ as my guest blogger. Janis writes a youth sports blog focusing on parenting & character building. 5 secrets to breaking the parental habit of negativity “Why are you so negative?” I’m sad to say that’s a question I […]Read more
Today I am delighted to have Vivien Sabel as my guest blogger putting forward her opinion on smacking or spanking as my USA parents call it ! “Smacking or spanking is an act of aggression and in some cases violence against a child. In my opinion […]Read more
Today I’m delighted to have Sarah Ebner as my guest blogger today the author of The Starting School Survival Guide. “It’s nearly time for parents to send in their application forms for primary schools in England, and I know how stressed many of them are. How? Because […]Read more
Today’s guest post is from Ted Rubin. A native New Yorker, Ted holds a Bachelor of Science in business and economics from Cornell University. He is divorced, has two teenage daughters, and lives in Long Island. Personal philosophy: “Live is not about waiting for the storm to […]Read more
We all know the first few years of life are critical to a child’s development. It’s when the crucial milestones happen. That’s why Home-Start works hard to support parents when families are at breaking point, helping them create a safe, loving home environment to ensure that their […]Read more
Should Preteens Be On Facebook?? a guest post by Matt Morgan Facebook, the social network that was created as a collegiate exclusive site, has become widely used by teens and preteens. The site requires users to be 13 years of age or older, but the policy is […]Read more
More than 750,000 children in the UK accidentally wet their beds at night. According to figures published by the British Medical Journal, 20% of five-year-olds have difficulty in controlling their bladders at night-time and it remains a problem for 3% of all 15-year-olds. The actual numbers are […]Read more
When I go into schools throughout the UK teaching my “Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop” I always teach the children to have an “Attitude of Gratitude” which helps them look at life through a positive and upbeat filter and mindset. Today on Twitter I found a lovely […]Read more
I read a great article today by Michele Ranard on the NYParenting website about why some children fall apart when faced with a negative situations, while others seem to roll with the punches. Here’s the article. “A few years back, my first-grader stepped off the school bus in tears. The […]Read more