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Who Run The World?

A typical day in my house starts with the usual battle of wills ‘yes you will brush your teeth’, ‘no you can’t go to nursery as Cinderella today’... having two strong willed daughters who are both just like their mama means there are compromises all round- usually mine! Their defiant personalities are one of my favorite things about them, the way that as they are getting older they are developing their own opinions and thoughts on the world fills my heart with pride as I can see that these traits (with a little bit of management!) will take them far....

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Teen Anxiety

High expectations to succeed, pressure from peers to conform or influences from social media- whatever the cause there is no denying the fact that anxiety in teens is on the increase. It is now thought that as many as 1 in 3 13-18 year olds will suffer from anxiety disorder. So what can we do? Unfortunately there is always going to be the stress of exams and the world we live in is becoming more and more engrossed in celebrity culture and social media so there is not going to be an overnight cure for every teens anxiety. However there...

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Why Choose a Lap Pad?

Why Choose a Lap Pad?

So we are all familiar now with the weighted blanket and the positive affect it can have on our children’s sleep (and how when they sleep we sleep!). But what about children who need that extra level of comfort away from their bed? This is when a weighted lap pad gets to shine! I like to think of ours as mini snoozzzy blankets- they are filled with exactly the same non toxic microbeads and give the user the same sensory regulation through deep pressure touch. Weighted lap pads are particularly helpful for people with sensory processing disorder, attentional difficulties, and...

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How to Encourage an Anxious Child to Sleep in their Own Bed

A lot of children are afraid to sleep alone. You can check under the bed for monsters as many times as you like and give them a million goodnight hugs, but they’ll still end up in your bed! Whilst this isn’t a huge problem if it’s not happening often, if your little one is coming to you night after night it might be time to do something about it. Luckily, if your child won’t sleep in their own bed because they’re anxious, there are plenty of things you can do to help them.

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How to Encourage Children with Anxiety to Go to Sleep

A lot of kids experience anxiety, although it comes in many different forms. From separation anxiety, where your little one becomes clingy and cries when you leave them alone, to fears of the dark, your child could experience real stress from a number of everyday situations. Whilst many of these may be easy to deal with, when night time comes and it’s time for bed it’s a whole different story.

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