Child Emotional Health

What's in a Temperament?

You wish you understood your child’s temperament. Maybe, not all the time, just in some certain circumstances, like: when you inadvertently destroy their morning by giving them Weetbix when it’s CLEARLY “RICE BUBBLES” DAY! (cue sobbing). If your first response to these situations is ‘stop, drop and roll’, or maybe, ‘fight fire with fire’, we […]

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Making a (mis-spent?) buck out of parental guilt

We all want “the best” for our children. From their birth, we hold firm to beliefs and promises that it is our job to provide our children with “the best”. But “the best” in what way? A common interpretation seems to be “the best” in terms of early exposure to “enrichment activities” that will stimulate

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