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Struggling with potty training

We ask parenting expert Kathryn Mewes one reader's question about potty training Q: My two-year old son has zero interest in being potty trained. We have tried lots of different approaches - training seats, musical...

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...

Meet the head of St Nicholas’ School

We caught up with the headmistress, Annette Whatmough, of the independent day school in Fleet How long have you been at St Nicholas’ School? I have been head at St Nicholas’ for more than 15 years...

Meet the Head of Hampshire Collegiate Prep School

We talk to Helen Donnelly the head of prep at Hampshire Collegiate, the Romsey-based prep school and nursery How long have you been at the prep school? I joined Hampshire Collegiate Prep School in September 2012. How...

Just How Important is Sleep to Your Child’s Development?

Our children are taught the importance of diet and exercise. Alarmingly, another vital aspect of our well-being is struggle for many parents - sleep.
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News: Laughter May Boost Learning

We all know laughter is the best medicine, but a team of French scientists has discovered humour appears to help toddlers learn.

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...

Friends or Foes

Research on sibling relationships shows that siblings influence our personalities more than parents, friends and teachers do. Parents need to coach their siblings how to get along, avoid rivalry and build positive and warm relationships.  My...

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...

Happy Kids, Happy Christmas

Emma Oliver’s conjured up some great ways to keep the children amused throughout the festive period. Wondering what to do with the children over the Christmas holiday? Think no more! Here are 24 cracking ideas...