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Camilla shares her insights and parenting wisdom.

 
Here's one I made earlier.... behaviour management boundaries for kids confident kids dealing with tantrums helping kids with emotions independent kids Nov 06, 2021

In the past I've mentioned that my daughter Scarlett is working as a teaching assistant in her gap year (before starting university).

I love it when she tells me about situations with the children and that she used all the tools and strategies I taught her.

Not only am I so thrilled to know...

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What do do when your child says 'NO!' behaviour management boundaries for kids calm parenting following instructions Aug 09, 2021

It’s been a pretty dreary summer here in the UK with a lot of rain.

I don’t know about you but I’m not a fan of rain, especially the quantities we've had.

I remember one summer getting caught in a massive downpour at the playground with my kids and their cousins.

There was...

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He threw an apple at Granny's head behaviour management helping kids cope with strong emotions summer camps Jul 20, 2021

At this time of year, quite a few parents are sending their kids to summer activity camps. If you are lucky enough to get away on holiday, there might be a kids' club there.

Some children skip off happily and others are a lot more reluctant.

When my eldest son Nico was 5, I signed him up for...

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It's all your fault behaviour management boundaries for kids calm parenting compassionate parenting emotional intelligence managing misbehaviour positive discipline Jun 08, 2021

My mother’s favourite expression is ‘A mother’s place is in the wrong’

 It makes me smile and it is so easy to slip into guilt around motherhood and be tempted to fix things when they’ve gone wrong.

 I has certainly felt like that for me.

 I...

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Will you please STOP WHINING! behaviour management defiant children defiant kids managing a difficult child managing misbehaviour misbehaviour poor behaviour toddler tantrums whining Feb 02, 2021

Researchers say they may now have scientifically proven that a child whining is one of the most distracting sounds on the planet.

Worse than the unpleasant screeches of a table saw catching repeatedly on a piece of wood. Even harder to ignore than cringe-inducing exaggerated baby-talk of...

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