Parenting Articles

We are Creating ‘Entitled’ Children

We are Creating ‘Entitled’ Children

In this article, a frustrated Occupational Therapist (OT) gives her opinion on the generation of spoiled children, who are not to blame. Interesting strategies and answers, but of course her advice does not apply to all families and children. I...

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Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners

In case you are not up to the latest and hottest toy of this year - or were like me, very late to realize - you may have asked yourself the same question: What are Fidget Spinners? According to Wikipedia, a fidget spinner is a type of...

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A Mother’s Heart Break Story

I cannot tell you how familiar this story sounded, when I read it on another Davis facilitator's site. I have literally heard these lines, word-for-word from mothers of my dyslexic students - and also as the mother of a dyslexic child, who had been...

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Get Young Children Off Devices

Ten reasons - and I'm sure there are more - why technology on the developing brain causes mental, developmental, behavioral and physical side effects, like obesity in children. The addiction of parents to these devices shouldn't be disregarded...

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The Gift of Failure

This lovely book has fallen into my hands and is proving most insightful. It is mainly about the relationship of teachers to students, but also gives valuable advice to parents who believe that solving their child's problems and running to school...

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Bored?

Bored?

Being bored is often an issue when children aren't able to get hold of their devices or usual distractions like TV, smart phone, tablet or game. I've found the article quite interesting.

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Defiance and How to Handle It

Defiance and How to Handle It

I read an article which outlined a very good response to dealing with defiance, although in my line of work, there is another aspect to what is often called ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) - and it may be the fact that there is so much...

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Meet my Dyslexic Son Keanu

Meet my wonderful dyslexic son, Keanu That’s the phone msg I got: ‘Hi mum. It’s Keanu here. Keanu Hoi, your son’. My son is dyslexic and my reason for working with dyslexics. I think the words CONFUSION – COURAGE and CREATIVITY sum him up very...

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