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Would you say you’re a ‘wrap them in cotton wool’ parent or a ‘let them run wild’? or maybe you’re somewhere in-between?
Is your child more naturally nervous and cautious or are they a fearless little dare-devil?
Children’s characters vary enormously
One of my sons was applying for a management training scheme this week.
He likes to ask for our help and support, whereas his brother is much more likely to go it alone.
Kids are all so different aren't they?
I was pretty busy with my own work and he came to me asking me to help with the cover...
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...
You know those weekends when you know you need to get out of the house, but nothing appeals?
The kids are whining and squabbling
And you can’t think of anything you much want to do.
It was on just one of those Sundays not long after...
I felt a tap on the shoulder at school pick up
'Can I have a word Mrs McGill?'
My heart sank.
In these situations you know it can only be bad news and you immediately start to doubt your parenting abilities and blame yourself for whatever your child has got up to.
My son Nico's teacher...