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Toddler hitting: How can we deal with it?
Disciplining your children

Toddler hitting: 11 tips to help you

Have the days gone when you seen your son or daughter as a little angel and instead, in their place is a little monster who hits and lashes out? Well, you may be surprised to know that anger and aggression, which leads to toddler hitting, is a normal part of a child’s development. It is […]

by Maria Albertsen • October 18, 2012
Quality time: Do we need to do more of it?
Disciplining your children

Quality time: What does Oliver James’ “Love Bombing” technique say about our parenting?

Step away from this if you don’t want to read me being a bit serious for a change…! It doesn’t happen that often, but when it does it’s usually worth paying a little bit of attention to I promise….I have read a lot recently about the Love Bombing technique from Oliver James. Not least on our blog […]

by Helen • October 17, 2012
Keep calm: particularly when the kids are not....
Disciplining your children

Keep calm: 10 top tips for keeping your head when the kids start….

Calm – that’s me – on a good day. I always keep calm…. I would love to write yes that’s me CALM,  I have that one sussed. The truth is sometimes I do and I amaze myself at my unflapableness and other times it’s not quite there (or anywhere nearby). So here are my top […]

by Beckie • October 16, 2012
Toddler Tantrums - Ignoring them can work well in public if you can survive!
Disciplining your children

Public Toddler Tantrums: 5 top tips for staying sane

For some reason this topic makes me feel uncomfortable! However, we’ve all been there and have all had to deal with them. KiddyCharts have track reward charts which can help you too. Everytime you go out and your child doesn’t have a toddler tantrum; they can move on one space along their track by colouring in a shape. […]

by Maria Albertsen • October 11, 2012
Keep calm when the baking goes wrong...
Disciplining your children

Keep calm: And perhaps the kids will too?

I AM CALM. Keep calm when things go wrong; then perhaps the kids will do the same…its OK, in theory… I faced a new challenge today…the baking of mini Christmas cakes!  For the school fair.  Something I really have never done before. I’m not very keen on the cake myself, so don’t tend to make […]

by Beckie • October 9, 2012
Daily deals for mums: could it be something to pamper yourself with?
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Voucher Giveaway: Win £50 to spend at Mums and Me daily deals website

We have a voucher giveaway to celebrate my daughter’s birthday; she is seven you know! So with that in mind, we are offering all your lovely mums out there the chance to win a voucher worth £50 to spend at Mums and Me, the daily deals website for mums and families. Because its her birthday, we are […]

by Helen • October 8, 2012
Kids toy reviews

Places to Take Your Kids in London this Christmas

The Christmas break provides us with the opportunity to spend some nice, quality time with our kids. For many this includes a plethora of different family days out and some parents have no doubt already begun considering a few entertaining places to take their children over the break. Fortunately for those living in the capital, […]

by Guest Blogger • October 5, 2012
Parents guilt; Guilty as charged!
Parenting Tips

Parents Guilt: Would we just make it up if we didn’t feel it?

Parents guilt – what’s it all about; why do we get so racked with it. If only I knew…. My kids have been to after school club over the last few weeks. The first time, they actually ASKED to go. And because we are going to need to use it more over the next few weeks, […]

by Helen • October 5, 2012
Love Bombing: Intense Family Time
Disciplining your children

Love bombing; Is this the answer to temper tantrums?

A bit of a roller coaster weekend – with the usual activities plus some visitors from the states. But it was a tantrum filled one; perhaps we should start “love bombing”….let me explain… The kids are shattered at the moment the younger one particularly as he has just finished his second week of full days […]

by Beckie • October 2, 2012