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How to Raise a Science Lover.

Science Lover

When it comes to teaching your child about one particular subject, you might feel a littleapprehensive, especially if it’s not your area of expertise. This is true of Science; if you have notpursued a career in a science-related field, it’s unlikely that your knowledge of the subject is very up …

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Top ways of helping Your Child Become More Confident.

Child become more confident

Helping your child become more confident Confidence is such an important trait for children and adults alike, as it helps us to overcome challenges, make new friends and take risks. However, it doesn’t come naturally to everyone; some children are shy and find it difficult to speak up in class …

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Exploring Moral Values with Your Child.

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There are many layers involved with parenting; it’s not just about putting a roof over your child’s head and making sure they eat. Of course, providing them with the basic necessities is a huge aspect of being a parent, but it’s also important to guide your child in the right …

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Helping Your Child Learn a New Language.

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There will come a point in your child’s education that they will have to start learning an additionallanguage in school. Usually this is either French, German, or Spanish, or a combination of the three,but some schools will offer additional options. Learning a new language is very beneficial for children and …

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Raising a sensitive child.

sensitive child

I’ll start by saying Grayson is an absolute diamond, that as his mum he can do no wrong in my eyes and that I love him with my whole heart regardless of who he is and what he does. This post isn’t me in any way criticising sensitive children, if …

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2 years.

Grayson beach

Grayson is officially 2 years old as of today (technically as of 7:50 tonight, but that would just be mean!) and what a wild 2 years it’s been. I remember bringing this tiny little baby home and just thinking “what now?”. I’d never been able to keep a plant alive, …

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Parents aren’t invincible.

Ash Grayson

The other week I was telling a friend how I’d had a really bad migraine the night before, and that because I was solo parenting at the time I told Grayson that my head was hurting and that I wouldn’t be a able to play as much. My friend then …

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Ways to encourage responsibility in toddlers.

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Grayson is turning 2 in April, and he’s at such an amazing age where he’s still so little but he also wants to be more independent and do more for himself rather than have us do things for him. Although we don’t want to push him to grow up (every …

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The importance of apologising to your children.

One thing I always try to do, regardless of who it is or the situation, is apologise when I know for a fact that I’m wrong. As humans (or maybe it’s just me), we’re stubborn and don’t like to admit if we’re in the wrong and that’s especially true as …

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Exercise – it really does help

For a while now, I’ve been very aware that my lifestyle has been less-than-ideal. I work from home – which on it’s own is a massive benefit for me. However, it has some pretty huge implications on lifestyle, namely, I sit on my arse all day, some days I wouldn’t …

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