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What is my parenting style, and how will it affect the way I discipline my child?

What is my parenting style, and how will it affect the way I discipline my child? Having a child is one of the most life-altering events that can happen to a person. Suddenly there is a little person in your life who you'd do anything for and who you love more than anything in the world — we ...
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Why is a consistent bedtime routine so important?

 For many parents, getting their child ready and into bed is the most difficult part of the day. All we want is for our kids to brush their teeth, don their pyjamas, climb into bed, and gradually drift off into a peaceful sleep. And what do we get? Arguments, tantrums, and a small child full ...
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How do I ensure my child forms secure attachments?

When you become a parent, there's no doubt that spending time with your little one is suddenly one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling parts of life. There really is no better feeling than sitting on the sofa, with your giggling child wrapped in your arms. You make eye contact with them. ...
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What do I need to know and do about nightmares?

As a parent, you'll be well used to a little one prodding you awake at night or calling out to you in a panic after waking from a scary nightmare. You go to them and do your best to comfort them, but it takes some time, and they call for you each time you leave. So in the end, you scoop them...
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How can grandparents and extended family bond with my child?

 Your parents love their grandchild, but you can't help wondering if they're spending enough time together. Meanwhile, you're busy juggling work, nursery and trying to spend time with your little one. Is it okay for your extended family to help out? How can you make it a bonding experience for ...
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What should I do about my child’s sleep-talking? 

What should I do about my child's sleep-talking? As a parent, you've almost certainly heard your preschooler talking in their sleep. Whether they were speaking gibberish or stringing a long and random sentence together, it probably didn't make much sense, and it probably made you laugh rather a ...
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Why are beans and pulses important for my preschooler’s diet?

Why are beans and pulses important for my preschooler's diet?As a child, you will remember there were some foods you absolutely loved and couldn't wait to gobble up. While there were others that you were always trying to hide under your plate so your parents would think you'd already eaten them! ...
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Why is relatedness important for my child?

Why is relatedness important for my child? By the time you become a parent, it's likely you would have gathered enough life experiences to reflect upon what's really important. And out of all the experiences you've gathered so far, we can bet that it's the moments shared with other people that ...
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What should I do about my child’s teeth grinding during sleep?

What should I do about my child's teeth grinding during sleep? As a parent, you're probably all too used to your little one climbing into your bed in the middle of the night, clambering all over the duvet before snuggling in beside you. It doesn't take long for you both to fall asleep again, but ...
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What are some ways I can solve conflict my child gets into?

What are some ways I can solve conflict my child gets into?As adults, we like to think that we've got it all figured out when it comes to our relationships with others. We try our best to be good parents, to stop our little ones from arguing, to be helpful and selfless towards others, and to get ...
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