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Getting What You Want In Parenting
Feb24

Getting What You Want In Parenting

Have you ever noticed that everything is a battle with your child? If it is, then one of three things is happening. Your child, you or both are in a competitive need cycle. What is a competitive need cycle? As humans, we are all born with five basic needs that we are genetically programmed to attempt to meet. They are survival, love & belonging, power, freedom and fun. Without getting into the detail of the developmental model...

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Budgeting For Baby’s Arrival: How To Make It Work:
Feb28

Budgeting For Baby’s Arrival: How To Make It Work:

Babies are expensive, you already know this. You know this before you even think about having children, but you assume that you will be able to manage and meet each cost as it arises. What you don’t seem to realise is that with babies much of the cost comes upfront, in one large lump sum before they even arrive, and then you are asked to continue to pay for them over the next eighteen years or so. So why are babies expensive? After...

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Should I Really Wake My Baby To Feed?
Mar20

Should I Really Wake My Baby To Feed?

Most parenting experts and pediatricians will tell you that a newborn baby needs to eat every two to three hours. In many cases, that means waking the baby up to feed him or her, and for sleep-deprived parents, that can seem like nothing short of a nightmare. Wondering whether you should wake your baby up to feed him? This quick guide can help. Baby Sleep – Explained Newborns love to sleep. It’s one of the most important things they...

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Defining The Role Of Parents In Childhood Development
Mar09

Defining The Role Of Parents In Childhood Development

We’re not breaking any new ground when we say that parents are an integral component of a child’s development. However, the reality is that that is a statement which is very general, and probably isn’t understood by too many people. Yes, people know that parents are crucial to how a child grows, but not many know the specific things they can do in order to facilitate development from an early age. We looked at a number of activities...

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Keeping Kids Safe: Electrical Safety Tips For Children
Feb28

Keeping Kids Safe: Electrical Safety Tips For Children

Every single year in the United Kingdom alone there are 350,000 serious injuries and 70 fatalities caused by electricity in the home. Couple these startling statistics with the inquisitive nature of the little ones and it’s not difficult to see why electrical safety in the home is of paramount importance. Here are a few handy hints and tips to keep the kids (and the grown ups!) safe at home. Keeping Sockets Safe Little people with...

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