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Telling stories

Posted April 30th 2010, by Clare Longrigg

Many children are starting school without any experience of being read to at home

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Do you compete for your child’s love?

Posted April 30th 2010

Feeling jealous of the bond between your partner and child feels taboo. Where does the emotion come from – and what can you do with it?

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Be your child’s emotional coach

Posted April 7th 2010

Give your children the tools to manage their own emotions, says clinical psychologist Dr Stephen Briers, and you’ll prime them to become confident, well-adjusted adults

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The sibling bond

Posted March 26th 2010

We all know that our parents shape our personalities, but, says psychologist Dorothy Rowe, we often overlook how much our identity is influenced by our siblings.

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How to parent according to birth order

Posted March 23rd 2010

Birth-order parenting expert, Michael Grose, tells us about the preventative measures and pitfalls of parenting according to birth order.

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Do our children need more freedom?

Posted March 4th 2010

As the ‘spare the rod spoil the child’ philosophy grows ever more popular with the parenting experts, are we in danger of dampening our children’s curiosity and need to challenge authority?

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