Helping your child with homework

Doing homework with our children can be like an extra chore for us, you have to know they have it, remember to tell them to do it and know the methods and the answers!  I am afraid to say that I can’t help you with all of these things, but have compiled a list of …

How to make the school run go smoothly

Well here in England the school term has started and for many of us that has meant a huge shift in gears.  Gone are the family breakfasts, the playing before getting dressed, the little lie ins – or telling your children it’s not time to get up yet – and back are the parents stressed …

Help with dropping your child off at school

Tips to make dropping your child off at school easier Many parents talk to me about dropping their child off at school. Some find it hard, some are worried about whether their child enjoys school, some tell me stories about staff having to prise their child off them. Others tell me horror stories about walking away …

Smart Strategies for easing into the school term

Smart strategies for easing into school term September sees the start of school term for millions of children.  And for millions of parents it means planning the change of routine from school vacation to being uber organised every morning in the rush to get out of the house.  Here’s a few strategies to help you …

3 Essential tips for coping with a stubborn child

Coping with stubborn children Dealing with a stubborn child can be endlessly frustrating. They ignore you, they chuck things, they throw tantrums in public. They stare you straight in the face as they finger-paint your freshly painted hallway. They make it extremely difficult to keep your cool. That’s why I’m here with a few simple …