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7 Tips To Help Your Toddler Follow Instructions

...your toddler following your instructions. Help your toddler listen. Start with these 7 tips for building listening skills in toddlers. Tip #1:Make Sure You Have Your Child’s Attention Before you give an instruction, say your child’s name and make sure they’re looking at you and listening. If your child is in the middle of an activity wait until they’ve finished what they’re doing or until there is a natural break ...

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4 Tips To Help You Manage Fussy Eating In Toddler’s

...avoid going to huge lengths to encourage eating – if your toddler enjoys your aeroplane impersonations they may refuse to eat for an encore performance. If your toddler is playing with their food, pay no attention. Let your child know how much meal time is left and leave them to it. If your child has refused to eat their meal, don’t allow them to fill up on snacks and filling drinks (milk, smoothies) afterwards. Tip #4: Allow Independence Avoid...

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Parenting: How To Parent Active, Inattentive Toddlers

...uce the likelihood of your toddler following your instructions. Change how you deliver information to your toddler and you might be surprised at the results. Here’s some tips to get you started. Make Sure You Have Your Child’s Attention Before you give an instruction, say your child’s name and make sure they’re looking at you and listening. If your child is in the middle of an activity wait until they’ve finished ...

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Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone? 6 Tips To Help You Break Your Habit

...om your smartphone and re-connect with your kids – you won’t regret it! Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults, parents, and families. She is dedicated to helping people overcome whatever problems they are experiencing in their lives, whether it be anxiety, stress, depression, low-self-esteem, self-harm, and behavioural problems....

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6 Tips To Prevent Toddler Tantrums

...ere appropriate offer a choice – “would you like juice or water with lunch?” Just make sure you’re happy with both of the choices you offer; offering juice and then reneging on this will escalate rather than de-escalate your child’s frustration. Tip #4: Know Your Child’s Early Warning Signs Tantrums can often be prevented with early intervention so know your child’s early warning signs. Be especially ...

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5 Tips To Help You Have A Smooth Return To Work Post Maternity Leave

...s a good chance you won’t be able to or won’t want to replicate these hours when you return to work. Having an open conversation with your boss and problem solving this before your return can reduce your stress. Tip #2: Find Child Care + Have a Backup Plan Child care waiting lists can be long so start looking sooner rather than later. Ask other parents about their experiences with different child care centers and set up meetings w ...

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5 Ways You Can Help Your Teen Cope When Their Friends Are Cutting

...o the teen’s parents on your behalf to ask if they would mind passing on their contact details in case of an emergency. Knowing you have these details will help your teen feel less distressed because it will allow you to easily contact parents in the event of any distressed texts of phone calls. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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How Traffic Lights Can Help You Manage Your Emotions

...ologist with more than 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. She has a special interest in working with adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm, school refusal, self-esteem issues, family breakdown, behavioural difficulties, HSC and school-stress. Her areas of expertise with children include developmental and behavioural difficulties, emotion reg ...

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How Many Personalities Do You Have?

...ilience of human beings, which I observe daily in my practice. Overall, IFS provides a powerful, user-friendly model of understanding the complexities of the human mind and may be useful for treating difficulties such as low self-esteem, procrastination, low mood, and anxiety. There is also emerging evidence for IFS in the treatment of complex trauma. Brittany McGill is a clinical psychologist who completed her postgraduate clinical training at...

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Replace Old Habits With New Ones

...ve consequences follow a behaviour that behaviour is less likely to reoccur. We see this in parenting. If your child leaves the house without making their bed and you give in and make it for them (a positive outcome for your child), your child is more likely to leave their bed unmade on an ongoing basis. If you leave their bed unmade on the other hand, and tell your child that because you found their bed unmade you’d li ...

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