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Melissa Hood responds to a readers question: 'My two-year-old's nap time has been a nightmare recently. She still needs to nap, but how do I keep a toddler in bed when she does not want to be there?'
Zoe Brennan (the mother of 4) has a session with Melissa Hood of The Parent Practice to discover what parenting classes are all about
Not many people know that Elaine Halligan is a Chartered Accountant. This 'Where am I now' profile appeared in the Chartered Accountant Magazine
Melissa Hood responds to a readers question: 'I am concerned my child may be on the autistic spectrum. What are the signs?'
Melissa Hood responsed to a readers question; 'I am dreading the in-laws coming to stay over Christmas, as we always argue over our parenting views and I struggle to stay calm. How do I deal with the stress?'
Melissa Hood answers a readers question: 'My husband often doesn't uphold our family rules, yet he can be punitive with the kids. We have no united front and I worry that our children will exploit that.'
Elaine Halligan talks to Julia George at Radio Kent about whether, and when, children should have mobile phones.
Elaine Halligan offers some words of advice in this article about managing the emotions and behaviour of elder children in a family following the birth of a new sibling.
Melissa Hood answers a readers question 'My five year old gets total exhausted when he gets home from school and starts kicking and shouting at me. How do I deal with his meltdowns?