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Parents To Receive Peer-To-Peer Guidance On How To Look After Children’s Mental Health

Parents of teenagers will work with other families to pass on advice about how to look after their children’s mental health, for a new project being launched by a school.  Highgate School, in London, has call on parents of sixth-form students to pass on guidance about sex, relationships, social media and even sleep. The scheme was…


Dad’s Incredible Disney Costume Creations For Kids Are Seriously Impressive

A dad is the envy of every young Disney-obsessed fan thanks to the incredible costumes he makes for kids. Nephi Garcia, 32, is a dad-of-three and fashion designer from California. Having previously worked in high fashion, Garcia found his calling when his six-year-old daughter asked him to make a costume for their trip to Disney…


How To Get Your Children To Talk About Their Day

Your chatty children leave for school in the morning and seven hours later they’ve morphed into monosyllabic-grunt buckets muttering, “Dunno… Can’t remember… Fine… Pasta.” And as mum-of-two Jane MacDonald rightly comments: “When you don’t know what they get up to, the temptation is to fill in the gaps with your own imagination – they hate…


Mum Nails How To Respond To Kids’ Demands For Sugary Snacks

A mum faced with countless requests for sugary snacks from her kids responded in the best way. Instead of caving in and giving them cake, chocolate and ice creams, Rachaele Hambleton, from Devon, whipped up something slightly different. Bowls full of chopped fruit.  Hambleton, who blogs at Part-Time Working Mummy, wrote down the conversation she had with…


Mum Creates ‘Elf For Christmas’ Advent Tradition To Help Promote Good Behaviour During December

Parents will know only too well how excited children get over present-giving elves during the month of December. One mum was determined to make sure the tradition instilled care and kindness in her kids. Sarah Greenwell, 34, from Durham, who is mum to Holly, three, and Finley, two, came up with ‘Elf For Christmas’ while…