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9th July 2015
To Naughty Step or Not To Naughty Step?
To Naughty Step or Not To Naughty Step?
Discipline is a hot topic for any parent and I was happy to share my thoughts for an article in this month's issue of Prima Baby & Pregnancy Magazine. The piece was looking at whether the Naughty Step - pioneered by celebrity nanny Joe Frost - has had its day. This technique for... Read More...

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15th December 2014
Five Key Reasons Why Children Should Read Books
Five Key Reasons Why Children Should Read Books
There are so many reasons why children should read books from an early age. It was tough, but we have whittled down the benefits of reading to the five key reasons listed below. There is a constant flow of media stories associated with the increasing prevalence of technology in a child’s learning process, however this is certainly no substitute for the... Read More...

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30th September 2014
Tooth decay in Toddlers. Who should take the blame? By Barnaby Wright
Tooth decay in Toddlers. Who should take the blame? By Barnaby Wright
Hardly a day goes by without yet another "parent bashing" news story hitting the headlines. It could be a lack of breast feeding, teeth brushing, reading, exercise, sleep - or too much of something, namely, sugar, fat, screen time. The list is endless. Today was no exception with teeth on the agenda. Admittedly, it's pretty shocking to hear that three... Read More...

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23rd May 2013
Why you shouldn't use the starving children in Africa to get your child to eat a cheese wrap...
Last weekend featured an unusually high number of ‘When Will I Learn?’ moments – even for me. My request for you to share your parenting blunders resulted in one Mum admitting the heinous crime of bundling her children into too many clothes when it was a cold day. And there I was hoping to feel better about my own failings. This harmless... Read More...

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