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This is a pretty tough question to ask & please forgive me if I don’t use the right words. My son has a street friend who has been diagnosed with ADHD. They play all the time. I always seem to have the kids here at my place after school. The street friend also has a brother who struggles to...
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Hi lovely mums....we have a question. We have what we call the “neighbours from hell” living next to us. The dad is in his fifties, the wife is Chinese, and they have three young children. In our small town their house is nicknamed the second dump, as he goes to the town dump regularly and brings...
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Hi ladies i need some advice I have made the decision to leave my husband as I am well and truly done with the way he treats myself and our children. Esp the eldest (from another relationship) who he taunts and just hassles at every chance he gets. A huge part of his problem is anxiety, but i cant...

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Separation anxiety is fairly normal occurrence and most children will experience this at some stage. And it's something they will eventually grow out of. My daughter suffered from it when she started prep so i've learnt some things along the way so I thought I would share them with you all. 1) Make sure tell them what is happening. Explain using direct language what will be happening try to do...
This is a FAQ post. These are the most popular answers to a real question asked on The Imperfect Mum. I’m needing advise on how to stop my 3.5 year old from swearing! She constantly swears when angry/frustrated or when she simply doesn’t get what she wants. I admit I’m guilty of dropping the F bomb on occasion. How do I make her understand these words are not appropriate or acceptable? Emma: We’...
I wonder when is it appropriate to turn the other cheek. Are we too busy with our own life that we either walk past or something we shouldn’t? The other morning I was driving my kids to school I noticed two boys in the car in front taunting another kid who was walking along beside their car (we were going very slow due to congestion). You could tell the boys in front were the “popular” boys. They...
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