Tag: child

Helping Your Child With A Panic Attack

It’s all over the news this week about some young children experiencing panic attacks recently, perhaps due to the pandemic, school closures, worry over illness and restrictions. From my experience, supporting families over the last year and a half, during the lockdowns and school closures, families have relayed […]

Are Bedtime Routines That Important?

As part of my ‘Sleep Week‘ we are focusing on bedtime routines today on my blog. I’ve already admitted this week (see my post here) that I’m definitely not an expert at getting children to go to sleep or even stay asleep for that matter! But I am […]

The Importance of Rewards

Rewarding children for good behaviours, such as bedtime routines, toilet training, fussy eating and sharing toys can be an extremely successful way of reinforcing and increasing the frequency of such behaviours. Reward charts are a fantastic, visual mechanism of displaying when a child achieves them.   Reward charts […]