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  • 1 Jun 2015

    10 positive parenting tips for your wild child!

    HAVE A STRONG-WILLED CHILD? You're lucky! Strong willed children can be a challenge to parent when they’re young, but if sensitively parented, they become terrific teens and young adults. Self-motivated and inner-directed, they go after what they want and are almost impervious to peer pressure. As long as parents resist the impulse to "break their will," strongwilled kids often become leaders. 
What exactly is a strong-willed, or spirited, child? Some parents call them "difficult" or “stubborn,” but we could also see strong-willed kids as people of integrity who aren’t easily swayed from their own viewpoints. Laura Markham on why you are lucky to have a strong-willed child who can sometimes be a bit wild. […] more

  • 8 May 2015

    New magazine out today!

    The theme for our latest edition is happiness. Find out how to take steps towards a happier family every week. Find out the five best ways to create a happier home and how to be happy and live more simply. One mother learns how to feed her brood on just £100 a month and we meet the family who live in a tiny home (and best of all, they share their decluttering tips!). Of course, it’s all about summer too - find our favourite festivals and win a summer’s worth of tickets to the very best. Discover the best slings for summer, celebrate the solstice and discover hidden Italy with your kids. […] more

  • 5 May 2015

    101 Free Summer Activities

    Summer is just around the corner and, whether your children attend school or you home educate, it can be an expensive time of year. We’ve put together a list of 101 completely free activities for the whole family to enjoy this summer, with many that can be enjoyed indoors in the unpredictable British climate: […] more

  • 24 Apr 2015

    Free Beauty Treat when you subscribe

    You’ll get a FREE cleanser, worth £18 when you subscribe to the magazine for yourself or a friend. REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE: You become part of a supportive community, The magazine helps you be the best parent you can be, You receive plenty of money saving advice, You can read articles that’ll change your life, You’ll feel supported on those tough days when nothing’s going right, You get the pleasure of a regular treat just for you, You’ll be sent a skincare gift as a thank you! […] more

  • 14 Apr 2015

    10 rules of effortless parenting

    I often get asked how I can do so much while having six kids. My short answer, and all you really need to know, is my wife Eva is awesome. I couldn’t do half what I do without her. If you want parenting advice, you’d be smart to ask her. Here I’ll share some things that we both do that make our jobs as parents easier. These are Very Important Rules that must never be broken by any Serious Parent … until, of course, you want to break them. The first rule of Rules of Effortless Parenting is that you should always break rules. […] more

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