Parenting

What is digital resilience?

by ParentalChoice
in Screens, safety, Parenting, Education, children's safety, Children
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As parents we are constantly faced with new challenges and the need to learn new skills, not least when it comes to how we can help our children learn how to use the internet.  Digital Parenting Magazine aim to provide parents with the latest expert advice to help children’s life skills needed in the online world and so w...

How to Get Your Child Talking about Their Day

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Family, Children
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We all want to hear about our child’s day—what they did in the playground, who they sat with at lunch, whether they understood what was going on, and, most importantly, whether they had a “good” day. So we frequently ask, “How was your day?” In response, we often get grunts and shrugged shoulders. As ...

Have you got the January blues? I just don’t get it

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Wellbeing, Parenting, Childcare
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So here we are at January blues time –  not even a week back to work, and already the media are trying to convince us that January is the most depressing time of the year. Coaches are coming up with tips on how to beat the January blues because in theory we are all feeling rubbish after Christmas, ...

Being a New Working Mum – tips and advice

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Work life balance, Parenting, New mum
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Being a new mum isn’t easy; being a new working mum is even harder so Parental Choice asked Luciana Andreoni, working mum at a leading cosmetics company, for her thoughts, tips and advice: “As I finished my last Zone visit before going on maternity leave, nothing felt easier than looking after a baby. The year leading ...

Finding your balance as an entrepreneurial parent

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Wellbeing, Parenting, Entrepreneur
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  You are a giver. You give your time and devotion to your family, to your customers and to those you hold dear. It’s important to you to prioritise your children and family life. You play a multitude of roles to support them and you ensure their wellbeing is at the heart of what you ...

Why I’m Guilty as Charged

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Healthy eating, Family, Children's health, Children, Career
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Thanks go to Suzy Glaskie of Peppermint Wellness for this insightful article I was rudely awoken this morning by much screeching from downstairs in the kitchen. It quickly became apparent that I had done something terrible last night to my 11-year-old daughter who, having just started secondary school, has recently taken possessio...