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Some great tips here,

03/07/2010 - 17:11

Some great tips here, Sally!

Our 8yo went through a difficult period last year at school. He is quite an emotional child, and if people upset him, he gets quite worked up about it. The kids at school cottoned on to this, so they used to rev him up a little, because they found it funny. We had to sit down and tell him that if they said something to him to make him angry (eg, your writing is really messy), most of the time, he could probably get away with saying, "That's your opinion." I told him to just shrug it off.

Eventually, it got better, and he's ok now.

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Great Advice

03/07/2010 - 17:07

What a great post, Yvette. Some great tips here. I tend to get quite annoyed when the 8yo lies to me on occasion, but I also know he's doing it because he thinks I might get angry about what he's lying over. I've never thought to word it this way with him, and I think that will help!

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Loved this on your blog. We

03/07/2010 - 17:05

Loved this on your blog. We had a great time in Canberra that weekend too. We often spend weekends doing more with the kids when we could really do with doing stuff at home. The stuff at home can wait. And wait. And wait.

xx

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Now up an running Yvette!

03/07/2010 - 17:03

Now up an running Yvette! Site looks great.

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Lana, you just sound like a

03/07/2010 - 16:57

Lana, you just sound like a great Mum. I'm sure the 9yo feels incredibly loved.

Enjoyed reading, hon! x

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