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Written & curated for parents by the Parentingideas team

Emotional labour

Emotional labour

It's the emotional labour that parents do that makes it such hard work, but it's essential if we are going to be effective.Read more

Michael's RULER Story

Michael's RULER Story

Michael's story on how using the Mood Meter to recognise and regulate moods and emotions can have a positive impact on yours and your family's lives.Read more

The trolls inside

The trolls inside

The worst trolls live inside children's heads; the voice of insecurity, self doubt and fear. This is the troll that kids and parents have to be most vigilant about.Read more

Which type of parent are you?

Which type of parent are you?

Being aware of your parenting style is one thing, but being able to adapt to different situations, and different children is something that great parents can learn to do.Read more