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The Parent Practice is regularly invited to give parenting tips and guidance to the press and television about many aspects of parenting in today's world. The Parent Practice specialises in those everyday parenting issues which every family faces and has come up with tried and tested strategies for dealing with them. The Parent Practice is a leading voice on parenting matters in the UK and beyond.

For all press enquiries, please contact Elaine Halligan on 0208 673 3444 or email The Parent Practice.

Here are a wide range of press articles and TV appearance to which we have contributed over the last few years.

Elaine Halligan provides advice to parents about handing their childrens friendship difficulties and bullying

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Elaine Halligan offers some top tips to Kate and William in this article by Estelle Lee

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Elaine Halligan offers parents' some advice around the area of disciplining other peoples children.

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Melissa Hood answers a reader's question: My child negotiates with me constantly - she says: "I'll clean up my room if I can have iPad time." What can I do?

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Written just after the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge on 22 March 2017 (sadly the first or what was to be a terrible few months of attacks in the UK), Elaine Halligan's article provides some insights in how parents can equip their children to cope with the emotional shockwaves created by such events.

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Elaine Halligan's tips for strong mental health.

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Melissa Hood answers a readers question: My six-year-old daughter is so bossy, insisting on doing everything her way, that her friends end up not wanting to play with her. What can I do ?

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By Elaine Halligan of The Parent Practice

I am the parent of a child who is different and these differences have meant that he has been difficult to parent. His temperament is sensitive, intense and impulsive, and these traits have meant that both at home and at school his behaviour has been problematic. So problematic that by the age of seven he was asked to leave his third school in as many years.

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Melissa Hood addresses a readers question: My six-year- old son is still sucking his thumb.Could it be causing damage to his teeth and general development?

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For more tips and strategies to help you help your children deal with change see our Parenting Guide 'Dealing with Change'

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