Are French kids better, healthier eaters?

My cousin Angélique often complains about her daughter being an extreme fussy eater. I wish I could help, but working with family is a no-go zone. Anyway I am telling you this so you know that in France kids are… Continue Reading >

How to Beat the Back to School Blues

The holidays are over and school is back in session. While we, as parents, may be grateful for the return to routine and some peace and quiet, strangely enough, our kids may not share in our enthusiasm. Many kids become… Continue Reading >

Goal-setting with your child’s therapist: why it’s so important

By Dr Kelly Bowers, Youthrive Clinical Psychologist   Goal-setting is one of the most important things you can do in order to live the life you want for yourself and your family. While the benefits of setting goals are often… Continue Reading >

Bringing Baby home. Now what?

Those first few days when you get home after birth can seem the most daunting, bewildering but also a glorious time. When I brought my first child home, many years ago now…eek. I had no idea what I was meant… Continue Reading >

Toilet Training

We are currently in the process of toilet training with our now 3-year-old. We introduced a potty when she was around 2 years. It has taken a lot longer than expected and we have had many setbacks. I had tried whilst I was still… Continue Reading >

The Secrets of How to Raise a Confident Child You Probably Don’t Know

Confidence is a very important trait in children as it helps them to overcome their weaknesses and embrace their strengths to improve their lives. However, confidence in children does not always come about naturally. That’s why parents should work on… Continue Reading >

Becoming a Stepparent

“Being a parent is the hardest job in the world, but being a stepparent throws in a whole new set of challenges.” Taking on the responsibilities of a stepparent and adopting the traditional role of mother or father, often does… Continue Reading >

How to start night time toilet training

Are you thinking now is the time to start – but what do I do next?   Read on and get on the road to nappy freedom. Make sure your child avoid drinks 2 hours before bedtime.  Ensure they drink… Continue Reading >

How to Teach Children Manners

Behaving and treating others with politeness and respect is how one show good manners. Children will not know how to behave properly unless they have been treated the same. Parents will also need to teach and guide them on how… Continue Reading >