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‘Childhood is for staring at clouds’

Posted on 20th October, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

Liz Fraser discovers how to be an encouraging parent without turning into a pushy parent From the moment our children are conceived, our heads become filled with a constant stream of worry. Are they growing enough, eating enough, talking enough, learning enough, sleeping enough..? And before they’ve learned to say, ‘Mum, that’s enough!’ we are [...]

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Bite-sized advice

Posted on 31st May, 2013 | Find this under Yano Bites

6 ways to ensure video games are safe for children How to protect your children from extreme violence on their computer screens 1. Always check the age classification of a game and its subsections of content: violence, bad language, fear, etc. 2. Research the game and, ideally, play it yourself. 3. Play with your children, talking to them [...]

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‘We’re raising a generation that’s afraid of failure’

Posted on 20th May, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

With summer on the way, we should let children play outdoors – without wrapping them up in cotton wool – and let them take risks, says Liz Fraser It seemed as if it would never happen, but this week the weather gods finally woke up and answered the desperate prayers of a shivering, vitamin-D deprived [...]

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How to be a relaxed parent, not an anxious parent

Posted on 7th May, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

It’s natural for parents to feel anxious about their children, but you’re doing them no favours in the long run, says Dr Rebecca Chicot Human beings are the most committed parents in the animal kingdom. Our babies are delivered immature and need help to feed, keep clean and move. Having such complete responsibility for another tiny [...]

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Helping or hovering: what makes a good parent?

Posted on 22nd April, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

As the debate about the best way to parent our children rumbles on, Rebecca Alexander asks whether we’re raising a ‘teacup’ generation Rachel Johnson, the novelist and sister of London Mayor Boris Johnson, recently lamented today’s ‘wretchedly indulgent’ and ‘wet’ parenting, contrasting it with the ‘benign neglect’ shown by her own parents, which she believes [...]

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