Behaviour training tips for parents

Hands up, how many times have you installed an app and clicked ‘I agree’ without reading the terms and conditions? Have you thought about eSafety?
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eSafety: 5 apps you didn’t know let your kids talk to strangers

Hands up how many times have you installed an app and clicked ‘I agree’ without reading the terms and conditions? And who’s reviewed the privacy settings on their Skype or Facebook accounts recently? Nope. Not many of us. In fact, over half of Facebook users don’t know what third party apps have access to their […]


by Helen • December 7, 2017
How Buddhist principles can rely help calm your kids
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How Buddhist principles can help calm your kids

Anxiety is normal response to the up and downs of daily life, for children and adults alike. It is neither good nor bad, right or wrong, it’s just a feeling and arises for a reason, it is information about one’s present experience in a particular context. How a child learns to process and relate to […]


by Helen • November 15, 2017
5 tips to encourage early reading
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5 tips to encourage early reading

Beanstalk, the children’s literacy charity, in partnership with LuCiD and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, has devised Story Starters, a new programme that enables pre-school children to become ready to read. Each child will receive a 20 minute, one to one session with a reading helper twice a week as well as a free book for […]


by Sarah Pickstone • November 8, 2017
Meditation for kids
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Why meditation for kids can help them learn

Concentration is a key skill kids need for school, as well as for most of the other things they do, from sports to hobbies. It means being able to focus on the task at hand without becoming distracted by what is going on around them or by the welter of ideas, memories, daydreams and expectations […]


by Helen • September 25, 2017
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Why it isn’t our jobs to make our kids happy all the time

If you give a child a toy they want, they will be happy. All parents want their children to be happy, but I want to argue that the all encompassing idea of a happy life has removed from view other important facets that make our life and those of our children far more fulfilling. So, here are 4 […]


by Annie the Nanny's Behaviour Intervention Services • March 29, 2016
Do you work with vulnerable children, or children generally, and need to know the signs that there is something going on at home that they perhaps need help with? For teachers, carers,and friends, we have some key things to look for in children to spot child abuse. It isn't a pleasant subject, but sadly spotting the sign of chid abuse are important for many child professionals.
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16 things to look for to help spot vulnerable children

In the UK, over 950,000 children experience domestic abuse each year of which 30,000 will live in a refuge. Whether as direct victims of abuse or by witnessing violence, the experience is highly traumatic, often resulting in psychological and physical issues which continue into adulthood. Although there is now a clear acknowledgement of the harm that […]


by Helen • January 6, 2016
If you are struggling with your child's behaviour and they just aren't listening to you. This really is the answer.
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One simple reason why your child isn’t listening to you

Isn’t it amazing how words like ‘ice cream’ or ‘park,’ or anything else that strikes kids as fun are heard right away. While anything boring, like it’s time to clean up your toys or go to bed, can sail right over their heads simply by your children pretending they never even heard it in the […]


by Annie the Nanny's Behaviour Intervention Services • November 12, 2015
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The only way to offer your toddler choice to stop those meltdowns

I have to say I love having lots of choice. If I find a great top and it only comes in one colour, I’m disappointed. If it comes with tons of colour choices I’m going to feel much happier, even I pick the same colour every time. Ok, so I’m a creature of habit. We […]


by Annie the Nanny's Behaviour Intervention Services • October 28, 2015
What can you do if your child favours one parent over another? We have a chat about it...
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How to manage when a child favours one parent

  Hello, we are back with another parenting snapshot with Beckie Whitehouse of Be Confident Coaching.  This week we are talking about what to do if your child favours a certain parent, relative or friend. A child favouring one parent, or indeed any other adult, over another could purely just be her way of asserting […]


by Helen • October 9, 2015
How can you help your toddler with their speech development, and encourage them to be talking and chatting? We have some great ideas for you.
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Tips to encourage your toddler’s speech development

  In this week’s hangout with Beckie Whitehouse, we are talking about speech and how we can help our toddlers with their speech development. First words are usually spoken at the age of around one and usually consist of dadda, mamma or nanna.  Dadda often comes first much to any mum’s disgust ;-)  Babies will […]


by Helen • October 2, 2015