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by Doctor Mummy | 19:00

Parenting a stubborn child – how to get their cooperation and why you might not always want to!

‘Why don’t you just make her?’  This is a phrase I quite often hear from people when it comes to my daughter, L.  If she doesn’t want to wear a coat, or she doesn’t

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by Doctor Mummy | 08:46

Anger management techniques for children – how to put your kids back in control of their temper!

It’s not easy when your kid loses the plot and the younger the child, the harder it is to control. I’ve written before about the importance of teaching your child empathy and to recognise

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by Doctor Mummy | 08:46

Parenting tips for toddlers – how positive parenting skills can change your life!

I am immensely proud of my 3 year old daughter, L. She is smart and funny and resourceful. She is also stubborn, opinionated and spirited. When she makes up her mind it is near

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by Doctor Mummy | 08:58

Child behaviour management – tips for getting young children to behave the way you want!

L is generally a well-behaved girl, but like all children she does have her moments!  I have previously written about helping children to manage tantrums and physical aggression, but in this post we will

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by Doctor Mummy | 13:11

How to stop children biting – what to do when you’re the parent of a biter or ‘bitee’

A lot of children go through a biting phase.  It can be a very upsetting time, both for the parents of the child doing the biting, but also for the parents of that child’s

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by Doctor Mummy | 21:34

How to handle a toddler’s tantrums

L has always been a sweet, affectionate, loving little girl and was relatively well-behaved, so it was a huge shock to me when the tantrums started. I’ll never forget the first one – we’d

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