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Welcome to our toddler page here you will find a plethora of insightful and helpful articles to help you with your parenting needs:

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Why Our Kids Become Aggressive

Why Our Kids Become Aggressive

My beautiful little boy has become aggressive & annoying.  He’s roaring like a lion at everyone, hitting out at his friends and threw a train at another child’s head at playgroup this week.  Marvellous…… How are yours?  Are any of them acting up & lashing out?  It’s bloody irritating isn’t it?! SIGN UP TODAY FOR…

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Bedtime Soothing Techniques – Are They Helpful?

Bedtime Soothing Techniques – Are They Helpful?

Do you find yourself endlessly stroking, singing or patting your child to sleep?  Or hunting for the best soothing music?  Or creating very specific routines which turns into a disaster at the slightest deviation? If bedtime has become this drawn-out, ever-so-stressful-but-I’m-trying-to-radiate-calm-energy-so-you-will-go-to-sleep-before-I-scream experience(!), then it’s helpful to look at whether these soothing tactics & routines are…

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Does your child hate you saying No?

Does your child hate you saying No?

Do you ever despair at your child’s over-the-top reaction when you dare to say no to them?  Even when you’re being perfectly reasonable in your request? If so, this week’s video can help! A mum recently posted in our Really Useful Parenting Facebook Club about the struggle she is having with her 3 year old…

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1 Game to Stop Annoying Behaviour in 10 Mins

1 Game to Stop Annoying Behaviour in 10 Mins

When you notice your child starting to play up, try this highly effective & fun game to turn the situation around.

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ANNOYING to AMAZING – Join us!

ANNOYING to AMAZING – Join us!

 – Do your kids ever drive you CRAZY?! – Are you looking for a respectful, practical and effective way of dealing with those challenging moments? – Would you like more FUN in your parenting and family? If so, welcome to ANNOYING to AMAZING! Over 6 weeks you will: Find out more about your brain and…

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Old & New Parenting Paradigms & Why We Find Parenting Hard

Old & New Parenting Paradigms & Why We Find Parenting Hard

Do you ever wonder why being a parent can be so hard? Or why you’ve got no idea what to do, or why you completely lose it and end up sounding just like your mum?!

One of the reasons why is that we’re often doing things differently to how we were parented. So here’s a simplified review of different parenting paradigms throughout the past century.

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Helping Siblings Welcome A New Baby

Helping Siblings Welcome A New Baby

“I want to throw the baby in the bin!” There can be such an expectation for our older child to be as thrilled about the new baby as we are.  And of course they often aren’t.  Their world is changing and they can be really afraid of whether there will be enough love and attention…

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The Power of Special Time

The Power of Special Time

Your child is whining, you’ve got a million jobs to do, and you need to leave the house soon. How can you get it all done? This short video will help explain the power of Special Time!

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Strive to Thrive with a ‘Pack-a-Punch’ Lunch

Strive to Thrive with a ‘Pack-a-Punch’ Lunch

by Amanda Kane & Tanya Fleming from Pinkfarm When packing our children’s lunch boxes we prioritise quality over quantity. The modest quantity of lunch given to our children is intensified by the nutrient dense, quality food choices we provide them with. What is nutrient density? Nutrient dense foods are unrefined, unprocessed and made from whole…

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Why A Tantrum Is Not Always What It Seems

Why A Tantrum Is Not Always What It Seems

Sometimes our children have the biggest cries over the smallest of things.  We can be completely baffled why they are so upset over something so minor as the wrong colour plate, the wrong t-shirt or event a biscuit being slightly broken. It can lead to us becoming infuriated, bewildered or upset ourselves.  Sometimes we can…

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Being With Your Angry Child

Being With Your Angry Child

Anger is such a strong emotion that it can be very confronting to see it in our child, particularly when they are so young. The display of anger can sometimes be such a massive, out of control response that we frequently don’t know what to do. Parenting is no longer this lovely, wonderful experience. It’s…

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Why Your Child Can’t Think Straight During A Tantrum

Why Your Child Can’t Think Straight During A Tantrum

Have you ever tried to reason with your child when they are having a tantrum?  Or have you ever wondered why on earth they are making such a massive fuss over something seemingly so unimportant? The reason is not that your child is wilfully ignoring you, or manipulating you or making a fuss over nothing….

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Teeth Cleaning – taking out the stress with Play

Teeth Cleaning – taking out the stress with Play

Does you child hate cleaning their teeth?  At the end of a busy day, with the winning line of children sleeping just in sight, it can be really frustrating to continually have a battle over doing something so basic. If this is an issue for you, what have you done?  I’ve known parents to plead…

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How To Prevent Bad Behaviour

How To Prevent Bad Behaviour

Do you & your partner go on date nights? It may not be as frequently as before kids, but do you plan time together that’s just about the 2 of you? If so, how do you feel about your partner afterwards? Closer, more connected, more loving? Special Time is a concept similar to Date Night….

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