Common parental learning and behavioural concerns

The following are some questions that are often asked of Educational Psychologists. Although each individual child is unique, with unique circumstances, there are some general responses that can be given to each scenario. Here...

Managing Child Behaviour Problems in Winter

This month’s topic ‘Managing child behaviour problems in winter’ can translate into ‘Managing child behaviour at Christmas’. Christmas, where celebrated, is often associated as a time of great joy, however, it can also be a...
Family packing for holiday

Parents worry more about entertaining their kids during a flight than losing their luggage

Ahead of what’s set to be the busiest summer for air travel yet, new data from Amazon has revealed what worries parents the most when it comes to travelling This summer is set to be...
Toddler

UK’s top 10 messiest toddlers revealed

They may bring chaos in their wake, but we can't resist a giggle when our messy toddlers are up to no good... (again) Whether they're caking themselves in food, jumping into muddy puddles or raiding...
Girl using tablet

Is screen time actually bad for your kids?

How badly does screen time really affect our children? Not as much as you might think, say experts – and there are even some benefits, too This month the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially classed gaming...

Does your toddler refuse to hold your hand?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her toddler's dislike to holding her hand Q.) My two and a half year old son refuses to hold my hand and is always running away...

Top tips for a stress-free summer with your toddler

Parenting coach, Sue Atkins, and Ella's Kitchen infant nutritionist, Claire Baseley, have listed their top tips to help make the whole summer experience with your toddler as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Top tips for a...

Do you have a clingy baby?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy baby... Q) I have a nine month old who is super clingy – he gets so angry and upset if I leave him for only...

Genetics partly to blame for fussy eating

A new study has unveiled that genetics are partly responsible for fussy eating in children Any worried parents concerned that they’re solely to blame for their child’s picky eating habits can rest assured – a...

How to prevent your toddler getting ill from nursery

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, addresses why toddlers seem to get persistently ill from nursery Starting nursery brings a lot of exciting development for parents and their children. Unfortunately, there is...