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Tuesday 25 January 2011 Latest Parenting and Education News

<a href="/blogs/yvettevignando/2011/01/25/tuesday-25-january-2011-latest-parenting-and-education-news">Tuesday 25 January 2011 Latest Parenting and Education News</a>

Tuesday 25 January 2011 - Links to Latest Parenting and Education news: Children Bored in Country Australia ~ Funding Private Schools ~ Raising Girls, Advice from Teachers ~ Children in Detention ~ Top Apps for Toddlers ~ UK Parenting Campaign Considered Read full article

Toddler Tactics

<a href="/parenting-resources/toddlers/toddler-tactics">Toddler Tactics</a>

Book:Toddler Tactics by Pinky McKay. Being the parent of a toddler can be exciting, inspiring and exhausting - all at once. Your adorable little baby has now become a moving, grooving tot with attitude, and it will take all your patience and skill to deal with these changes. Parenting expert Pinky McKay explains what to do at each stage of development and offers practical strategies for parents of toddlers. * communicating with your toddler * discipline and good manners * good eating habits * routines for play and sleep * toilet training * family dynamics Toddler Tactics is bursting with practical strategies for making the toddler years the exhilarating experience they should be. Read full article

Child Sense

<a href="/parenting-resources/temperament/child-sense">Child Sense</a>

Book: Child Sense, How to Speak Your Baby's Language by Priscilla Dunstan. Would you like to 'speak' to your baby? Are you worried about abnormal bad behaviour? Or surprised by how different your toddler's temperament is to your own? Most of the everyday conflicts that plague families stem simply from a communication gap between parent and child. Priscilla Dunstan reveals how best to interpret your child's behaviour and maximise their potential for success and happiness in life. Read full article

The Big Book of Parenting Solutions

<a href="/parenting-resources/difficult-children/the-big-book-of-parenting-solutions">The Big Book of Parenting Solutions</a>

Book: The Big Book of Parenting Solutions. Today Show's Michele Borba offers cures for difficult childhood behaviours. In this down-to-earth guide, parenting expert Michele Borba offers advice for dealing with children's difficult behaviour and hot button issues including biting, temper tantrums, cheating, bad friends, inappropriate clothing, sex, drugs, peer pressure, and much more. Read full article

My Judgemental Mind - Two Dads in the Supermarket

<a href="/blogs/yvettevignando/2010/11/06/my-judgemental-mind-two-dads-in-the-supermarket">My Judgemental Mind - Two Dads in the Supermarket</a>

Last night I went shopping for groceries at 7.30 p.m. Not my favourite way to spend a Friday night. I felt a little guilty because that meant my husband had to cook the dinner for everyone at 7 pm when he got home and I knew Mr 8 would be starving too. On the other hand - why should I feel guilty? I had worked all day and driven children to activities and was now shopping for a dinner party on Saturday night - guilt trip over... But then I saw a dad - I'll call him Mr Cool. Read full article

Triple P Parenting Course - Best Thing I've Done

<a href="/blogs/louisewhite/2010/10/07/triple-p-parenting-course-best-thing-ive-done">Triple P Parenting Course - Best Thing I&#039;ve Done</a>

How did it get so hard? Where did we go wrong? Did I answer my parents back at 3? Surely not. Was I negotiating each time my mother asked me to do something? ...In short, we've been taken to a place we never knew existed. Before kids, I negotiated deals with my eyes closed, confidently presented to a room full of buyers, hosted VIP international client dinners and now, here I am, debating with our daughter...Never one to ask for help, I finally surrendered after another shocking bedtime debating match and turned to my husband and said, “Enough is enough, we need help”. And there it was... Read full article

Toddlers and Tantrums Webinar Podcast with Robin Grille

<a href="/audio/toddlers-and-tantrums-webinar-podcast-with-robin-grille">Toddlers and Tantrums Webinar Podcast with Robin Grille</a>

1 hour Podcast of webinar with Australian psychologist Robin Grille. In this webinar Robin Grille is in conversation with Yvette Vignando, publisher of happychild.com.au. Robin discusses: Why Tantrums Happen - Why Parents Find Toddler Tantrums so Difficult - The Importance of Allowing for Anger - Triggers for Toddler Tantrums - Helping Children to Voice their Needs and Feelings Appropriately. Emotional Literacy is also discussed and parents' questions are answered. Read full article