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    For children, Christmas can be overwhelming, tiring and fun - all at the same time. There is an entire ritual that occurs on Christmas and that children are not yet familiar with.

    Holidays can be intense for children, as everything is new to them: the Christmas tree, gifts, Santa Claus, guests… It is easy to see how emotions and moods can escalate quickly. So here are a few ideas to get you and your child in ship-shape for the holiday season.

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    There is no such thing as a “right age” to potty train your child. Whether you decide to go nappy-free at 18 months or four years, the best decision is whatever suits you and your child. Postponing it for too long, however, can limit your child’s independence. When you decide to turn nappies into history, these tips may come in handy. 

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    When you get together with other families who have children (whether during playgroup, a family reunion, or a weekend barbecue in the backyard), it helps to have strategies for handling some common issues that may occur. Read more to discover how you can best manage your children's behaviour during playtime.

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    To children, all experiences are new. Therefore, they may overreact to positive feelings and they may not know how to react to negative feelings such as anger, frustration, guilt, or disappointment. While you can support your child to succeed in life, it is equally important to teach them how to cope with the things they cannot control. Here are eight ways you can teach your child resilience and build on their strong character.

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    Nowadays it would be almost impossible to restrict your children from using digital tools. To them, the digital world is as natural as a tree on the side of the road. However, as parents, we must ensure that our children don’t become dependent on technology to soothe them or calm them down when they are bored or angry. Read children’s tech expert, Dr Kristy Goodwin’s smart and simple ways to manage screen time at home.

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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

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Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

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