Tag Archive: family

Five Autism-Friendly Days Out to Enjoy

Statistics from the National Autistic Society indicate that around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum. Together with their families, this means autism is a part of daily life for 2.8 million people.  Everyday life can become a real challenge and family activities that many of us take for granted become stressful. But with…
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April 1, 2018 Tags:, , , , ,

Helicopter Parenting

  Helicopter parenting refers to parents who hover and always stay close to their children, ready to swoop in to direct, help or protect (usually before it is needed).   The Perils of Helicopter Parenting   For Children:   Never learns accountability/natural consequences Develops a fear of failure Lack of confidence Codependency Can trigger anxiety…
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March 14, 2018 Tags:, , , , , ,

Fun Family Christmas Games Ideas

Christmas is a time when families get together; it’s a time when parents (and wider families) have time to engage with the children so why not make it a time to have a laugh together with some fun family games.   Playing games has many benefits: Lets you all relax, enjoy being a family and…
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December 20, 2017 Tags:, ,