How can I be more patient when my child is badly behaved?

Frazzled parents can sometimes be lost for words or pushed to shout back at a child who is angry and shouting at them. Remaining patient and helping them through a meltdown can feel hugely challenging. If you are struggling to cope with bad behaviour including tantrums, hitting or negativity around the home, we’ve gathered some […]

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Should I introduce house rules?

Boundaries are commonly considered to be one of the best ways to help children grow into thoughtful, emotionally resilient adults. House rules can also help improve family life and makes the consequences of any bad behaviour fully transparent. Ways to introduce your house rules mindfully – 1. Way of life Safety, manners, daily routines and […]

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My child’s aggression is becoming an issue – help!

Seeing your child lash out or harm others can be upsetting and could leave you feeling confused about the root cause of their anger. Helping your child to manage negative emotions becomes easier when you know what may be behind their negative feeling. Of course, sanctioning the aggression has to come first – firmly explain […]

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My child won’t concentrate in their lessons – what should I do?

Attention and concentration difficulties are very common in primary school-aged children. There are a number of behaviours which are easy to spot in your child, including: the inability to sit still, difficulty following instruction or completing work, problems behaving, or the inability to resist distraction. These attention and concentration difficulties can have a significant impact […]

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