• How to help your kids deal with anger and negativity

    How to Help your Kids Deal with Anger & Negativity

    As a parent, you’re probably juggling a number of tasks every day – household chores, work, your kid’s schedule, his meals and raising him to be a healthy, happy and successful adult. While temper tantrums are common, frequent anger outburst and negative thinking aren’t, and if left ignored, could affect your kid’s psychological development and […]

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    Jelly Bean turns two – yes really!

    It can’t really be two years since he was born can it? Who pressed fast forward on life because I swear it has never gone faster than these past (nearly) 7 years since I became a Mummy. Jelly Bean is the cherry on the top of our family pie, he came along to complete our […]

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  • The den that rescued the playdate!

    Up until now Little Bean’s playdates have been pretty successful. She hasn’t had loads of them as I have either been heavily pregnant or with a new baby since Little Bean started at school but I had tried to invite friends as and when I can for her because I do worry that she isn’t […]

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  • A new strategy . . .

    If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got! I don’t actually know who originally said that but its true you know. I am currently trying to find new ways of dealing with Little Bean’s behaviour as it is spiraling out of control. In the past couple of weeks […]

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    When parenting goes wrong

    Today started off really well, I woke up feeling good and the children seemed to be in really good spirits. My cousin was coming to visit for the day and we were looking forward to going out for lunch and having a catch-up. The children were really excited when M came, they played nicely in […]

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  • Who are you and what have you done with my son?

    Dear Little Man posing as my gorgeous brown eyed Beanie Boy, Don’t get me wrong you’re really cute and everything and every now and then I think I start to see a hint of my boy peeking through but I just need to ask, who are you? And, what have you done with my son? […]

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  • Not what I wanted to hear!

    I have just been to pick up Little Bean from pre-school and was met my her key worker who told me “we have had a serious incident with Little Bean today, she lost it at a couple of girls, pulled one girls hair, grabbed another girls cheeks and scratched them quite badly and was just […]

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  • Just another phase?

    “Oh its just another phase” – isn’t that what people always say to you when you whinge for the hundredth time about whatever tantrums your toddler/pre-schooler has been going through of late? That’s what I keep getting at the moment and I know that people are right but just for once I would like someone […]

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