Do children need to know about Coronavirus?

I have a 3-year-old and a 15 month old and they have no idea about the current pandemic, nor should they – that is for adults to worry about. At the same time, this is a perfect opportunity to teach them about the importance of proper hand washing and good habits like no outdoor shoes …

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Managing behaviour in isolation

The current social isolation requirements in many areas are causing many stresses for parents, especially those who are trying to juggle childcare, education and home working. Leaving aside the natural stresses and strains of relationships with your partner, the fact you are trying to occupy your child(ren) and educate, combined with possible working arrangements too …

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Explaining isolation to children

The current coronavirus pandemic is breeding a lot of societal anxiety (rightfully so) and many countries are imposing strict isolation rules on the vulnerable and also the wider public. Toddlers Toddlers are unlikely to need to understand isolation, however it is important to start teaching them hygiene habits, such as good hand washing. This is …

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Online consultations

House-bound and going crazy? Cabin fever set in? Tears over little things? Trouble with tantrums? Naughty step not working? Need to deal with bad behaviour? Behaviour problems? Bedtimes a nightmare? Behaviour strategies for ADHD, autism or another condition? Can’t tell what is the condition and what is chosen behaviour? Internationally renowned British behaviour expert, Richard …

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