Category Archives: Parenting

Time management for NaBloPoMo – the problem

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Lost Boys and Child protection gone mad

On Sunday my 6 year old got lost…. well actually he didn’t but for the purposes of the story let’s say he did…. you see, this is what happened:

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Fish Fingers with Gratitude

I’ve been joining in on a discussion on Twitter today about gratitude and how you might include a bit of it in your daily routine. It is a recurring attribute of people who are happy or content that they also … Continue reading

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The key to success

People who succeed do so more because they try hard and practice than because of their natural ability….. so writes Matthew Syed in an article in the Work section of this weeks Guardian.  I wouldn’t normally be picking up on … Continue reading

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Sunshine, mud, ice cream …. simple pleasures

It’s half term here in the UK and we’ve been lucky to have some lovely weather.  We’ve been whiling away the time with some great trips – to the park and the ice cram parlour yesterday and to the woods … Continue reading

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You are an expert parent

My last post about being an expert parent prompted the thought that actually you are the expert parent…. You know your kids, you know your situation and you know what you know to help you deal with every situation.  Then … Continue reading

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Parenting Expert? Who am I to tell you how to parent?

I’ll be honest with you, this is a tricky post.  I’m running my first webinar next week and I’m really looking forward to it, I know I can help people manage themselves and their children and help you have a … Continue reading

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Parenting tips – I asked my mates, and this is what they said:

I asked some of my best buddies (who also happen to all be great parents what their top 5 parenting tips would be.  Unsurprisingly the answers were all different and interesting.  Some of the initial reaction to the question was … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Bribery

This is a follow on from my last but one, bottom centric posting: For those of you who have been following the various bottoms of our household with interest… if not baited breath, you will be relieved to know that … Continue reading

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NLP is great stuff, most of the time….

I’ve been doing some coaching and have been thoroughly enjoying being able to help people realise how to achieve their goals and then seeing them go for it. Over the past couple of days a couple of clients have had … Continue reading

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