How do we persuade our "reluctant readers" to read? Well, let’s start by re-branding them, says author and teacher Kate Hanney.
Christmas is a stressful time for most families, even more so if you’re a step-parent and have your partner’s children spending the holiday season with you. New York based writer Dr Wednesday Martin, author of Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel and Act the Way We Do, has been a stepmother for ten years and gives her top ten tips for surviving the holiday season.
As parents we have two major functions to ensure that children have a consistent, safe and secure environment in which they can learn reasonable rules and understand why they are important and to nurture self-discipline or self-control. Anne Coates author of Parenting Without Tears Guide to Loving Discipline outlines some strategies.