Letting Go Of The Reins: Feeling More At Ease With Your Child Going Out Alone

It’s hard watching your kids grow up. The older they become, the more independent they get, which leads to all kinds of new experiences for both you and your child. As a parent, you want what’s best for them, so it’s important to let them reach different milestones when they’re ready. When it comes to your child going out alone with their friends, there are things you can do to help you feel more at ease, while also making sure they stay safe. Are you ready to let go of the reins? Here are some steps you can take to …

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Six Things Parents With Autistic Children Need To Do To Help Them Thrive

Parents don’t have to be passive bystanders when it comes to their autistic child. Instead, there’s all sorts of things that they can do to not only make their lives better, but help them thrive. Check them out below.  Stick To A Detailed Schedule Autistic children don’t like changes in their routines. Instead, they prefer to stick doggedly to a schedule. As a parent, therefore, there are various things that you can do to facilitate this.  For instance, you can be consistent in your behaviour. You can also provide your child with advanced warning if you’re going to change your …

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Space saving ideas for your kids’ room

Your kid’s room is usually the smallest bedroom and yet they also often have the most stuff! It does not take long for a child to completely fill these small spaces with toys and books and games. Efficient storage is essential, so here are some tips on how to save space and effectively make use of their room. 1. Save on floor space with a high-rise bed It is important to leave plenty of floor space for your children to play, as this also helps keep toys and playtime out of the rest of the house! The best solution for …

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Gifted: Say “Vamousse” to Head Lice

With young children still at nursery and kids (hopefully) heading back to school on 8th March, it may only be a matter of weeks before you get the dreaded letter home saying head lice have been found on a child. A commonly held frustration by parents is that other parents are knowingly sending their kids to school with head lice and therefore cause the spread, but lice infestations are spread by undetected infestations that can take over a month to discover. A head lice infestation takes time to develop. In its early days an infestation consists of young lice (nymphs) that …

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5 Ways To Build Confidence In Your Child

All children can lose their confidence at certain times, such as starting a new school year or are having a low period. It can be hard to help your child to regain their confidence; with this guide, it should help you to give them a little push in the right direction.  A good lunch can instantly boost their mood.  Just like breakfast, lunch can be a big part of your child’s day, whether that is at home or school. Having a bento lunch box keeps their lunch interesting and organised in sections to keep them entertained by a fun pattern. …

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