Give Your Child A Safety Password

This is so simple and yet so effective. Enough so that it may just save lives. We all know about the importance of teaching our kids about “Stranger Danger”. We make sure they know that they should never talk to, or accept anything from strangers when they are on their own. We teach them that adults do not need help from children, so if a stranger asks them to “just…

March 26, 2015
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Single Mum Looking For Work

Hazel Leese-Dixon As a single parent, in fact as any parent, returning to work following a career break can seem rather daunting.  Not only do you have to find work, you have to do it whilst managing a family, a home and somehow you try to retain tiny pieces of a personal life.  There are only 24 hours in a day and we have to sleep for some of these,…

March 22, 2015
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Attachment Parenting In Practice – Babies and Toddlers

Hazel Leese-Dixon As a parent, I generally follow what is known as Attachment Parenting.  This style of parenting is intuitive and is designed to encourage children to become emotionally secure people.  I started Attachment Parenting principles during pregnancy and birth.  I now use Attachment Parenting (AP) every day.  As every parent knows, it can be difficult sometimes to get parenting decisions right and AP isn’t a foolproof method to avoid…

March 18, 2015
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Attachment Parenting In Practice – Pregnancy and Birth

Hazel Leese-Dixon As a parent, I tend to follow what is known as Attachment Parenting principles.  Essentially this style of parenting is intuitive and focuses on encouraging your children to become emotionally secure people.  The journey to achieving that is often bumpy and perhaps doesn’t always turn out quite as you hoped.   Never-the-less, in my opinion, Attachment Parenting provides the most definitive way to nurture children into secure adults.  It…

March 18, 2015
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