Supporting a Dyslexic Child at Home – Parenting Prattle

Do you consider your child to be intelligent and articulate, yet they struggle with reading, writing and spelling at school? Have they been called lazy or careless by the teacher? Do they have low self-esteem? If this describes your child, it may be worth having him/her tested for dyslexia. Although these tests aren’t definitive, they … Read more

Creating the Perfect Working Environment for your Children – Parenting Prattle

Schoolwork in general and particularly at exam times can prove stressful for children. Therefore the better the working environment you can provide at home, the easier it will be to encourage them to study, whilst also maintaining a healthy balance between work and relaxation time. Consider implementing any or all of the following ideas for … Read more

Serious reasons for childsplay – Parenting Prattle

Everyone wants their kids to be sporty. We all know the health benefits, as well as the social and educational merits of keeping the family active, out in the community and competing in a controlled and responsible environment. Sport is good for kids. It’s no less good for grown-ups, of course. But the realities of … Read more

Seven Ways to Cure Your Children’s Winter Weather Blues – Parenting Prattle

Keeping your kids entertained often takes more work in the winter than in the warmer months, as the snowy and rainy weather can leave your children bouncing off the walls with their boredom and excess energy. Here are seven great ideas you can do with your children to keep them happy and entertained during these … Read more