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Constipation in Toddlers and Children

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Cows milk protein intolerance or allergy is one of the most common causes of constipation in toddlers and children. Yet, I hear about so many children who have been prescribed stool softeners and bowel preparations...

My Go-To Parenting Books Part Two

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In part two of this blog, I’m giving you my go-to toddler & child behaviour parenting books. I’m giving you a little run down on each one and their main messages. This is not a...

Toddler refuses to sleep at night

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

I often get mums messaging me via my online chat in the middle of the night from overseas. This desperate message came from a mum in the UK and she'd sent it at 4 pm...

10 tantrum diffusers

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Mini Dictator Mantra's To Diffuse The Most Tricky Situation Here are my top 10 favourite phrases to see a tantrum off at the pass. Guaranteed to keep you calm and in control. Print out and...

Limit setting for your baby 0-12 months

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Limit Setting Toddlers are designed to push boundaries and it comes naturally to these cute little mini dictators. The danger as their parent is you forget to maintain your boundary or limit setting. Until the...

Potty Training Nightmare ...Toddler Won't Poop!

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Have you got a potty training nightmare? Toddler refusing to poop on the toilet or potty? I'm here to save your sanity from a potty training disaster. This is far more common with boys than...

Toddler problems pre sleep training

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Singapore A family came over from Singapore for my help with their little boy, Joshua sleep. Unfortunately he contracted tonsillitis so we were unable to do the sleep training. Joshua is now 15 months old, He...

How to Say No without Saying NO!

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Toddlers Most parents find the word "No" creeps into their vocabulary very quickly once their toddler starts boundary testing. This is most likely around 14 -18 months. A toddler is designed to test and your...

5 ways to achieve awesome fine motor skills in the under 5's

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Electronic devices and screen time Screen time is part of modern-day unescapable reality. Parents are well aware of the detrimental effects of screen time and the impact on young developing minds. With the brains of...

7 tips to manage an angry child

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Anger is a very intense and explosive emotion. Managed badly it can escalate out of control until the parent loses it too. We all get angry, myself included, and it's a pressure release valve that...