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Positive discipline is about teaching children how to behave as well as helping them understand the consequences of their behaviour. Many parents cont...
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If you have found out that your child has stolen or has lied, you may be feeling really let down by them and their actions.  You may be feeling a...
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A child's main anxiety may be the fear of not knowing anyone when they first start school or having no friends. But children are usually very flexible...
All children have moments when they lash out in anger by swearing, shouting, throwing or kicking objects. There are times when the aggression&nbs...
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We can’t all get on all of the time – it’s natural for your children to argue and fall out with each other and often on a regular ba...
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A major concern that parents feel when sending their children to school is the violence that they may be exposed to. It could be fighting amongst othe...

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