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Child tantrum

Tears, trials and tantrums: a special workshop for parents

Ever feel like you are often in conflict with your child? It’s true, children’s brains work differently to adults. Children’s therapist Katie Trusty is running a special workshop to help parents understand early behaviour and improve communication skills. Katie used to be part of the Children’s Therapies team and talked to us about the workshop. […]

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Child tantrum

Tackling toddler tantrums: 6 tips to make a big difference

Every parent knows tantrums can be really hard to deal with. Lorna Davis, our Speech and Language Therapist (and mum of a 2 year-old tantrum professional) tells us how language development can play into tantrums, and her top tantrum tactics. “Toddlers have only just started learning language. A two year-old usually only has around 50-100 words – that’s not […]

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Five Tips for Managing Sibling Rivalry

Five Tips for Managing Sibling Rivalry Some rivalry between siblings is normal and healthy, as each child competes to define who they are as an individual. All children need to discover who they are, and as they go through this process of finding out what their talents, activities and passions are, they want to show […]

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Helping children to express their angry feelings

  Helping children to express their angry feelings Children communicate through play. They are not capable of talking about their feeling like adults. They work things out by playing. According to the Association for Play Therapy “Play Therapy is more then working out feelings. It can provide a corrective emotional experience needed for healing, promote […]

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Help Your Child With Anger Management

Anger Management and Problem Solving Help your child with anger management – learning how to manage powerful feelings helps children to develop problem-solving ability in the frontal lobes of the brain. As adults, it’s easier for us to manage emotions. If we’ve had healthy attachments and therefore developed rational, problem-solving frontal parts of our brains, […]

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