Helping you Deal with Child Behaviour

With so much conflicting advice on how to raise children, it's no wonder that parents and carers find it difficult to know whether we are doing the right thing. We hope that this website will offer advice, help and support to any parents or carers who need guidance when dealing with a child's behaviour. It is written by parenting experts who acknowledge that every child is different.

My 5 Year Old Son Has Panic Attacks: How Can I Help Him?

Panic or anxiety attacks in young children are not uncommon, and you should be reassured that there are many, many parents going through the same process as you at the moment. Panic attacks can be triggered by a number of things including past experiences that have upset or unsettled them, …

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I’m a Childminder and My Toddler Keeps Biting the Baby: Why?

Biting always shocks everyone, parents included. As an anti social behaviour, serial biting can lead to a child being excluded from a nursery because of the dangers to other children. Up to a quarter of all children however, will bite at some point, usually between the ages of two and …

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7 Year Old Labelled With Behaviour Issues: How to Handle it?

At just seven years old your son can be helped to overcome his difficulties. All too often we hear about children whose behaviour has been misinterpreted and handled in what we perceive to be an inappropriate way, and this simply serves to make the situation far worse. I am always …

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Coping With Challenging Behaviour as a Working Parent

It is a fact that most parents work, some of us work full time, others part time and some are lucky enough to be able to work flexible hours at home around our children and their school days. However, bringing up children is a full time, permanent job with no …

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Promoting Positive Behaviour by Interaction With Other Children

When you have a child who is displaying tricky behaviour that causes you stress and anxiety, it is perfectly understandable to want to keep your child away from others for fear of a public tantrum! Every parent dreads the idea of their child doing this, particularly in public, and often …

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A New Partner In the Family Unit: Managing Behaviour Changes

If you have been bringing up your children on your own as a single parent, and then meet someone new, with whom you want to spend time, have a relationship and maybe even marry or live, it goes without saying that this is bound to impact on your children’s behaviour …

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Coping With Behaviour Changes After a Long School Break

A long break from school is what all children look forward to, in fact most of them start counting the days from the beginning of term! Whether it’s the Christmas holidays or the long summer stretching out ahead of us, we all know that this is a time when routines …

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Managing Expectations and Behaviour at Christmas

Christmas is a time fraught with expectations. If it’s not your children using pester power to convince you that you really MUST spend all your hard earned cash on the latest, greatest toys and gadgets, it is the expectations that we all have for the season of goodwill…to all men, …

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How Much Time Do You Spend Together as a Family?

We all start out with great intentions each week that we will spend more time together as a family, and less time worrying out money, our jobs and how clean our house is, but how many of us can really put our hands on our hearts and honestly say that …

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