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My mum came down to visit for my sons 10th birthday. She stayed in a holiday apartment because we have dogs, she hates them and where we live. My boys stayed with her for 2 nights, the weekend was great, party went off without a hitch, birthday lunch the following day was relaxed and good...no...
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My daughter is 17 (still at school) and has a boyfriend who is 19 (no longer at school). The other day, she rang me while I was at work and said she would be going to his house instead of school and told me that “you can’t stop me, too bad, you can’t do can’t anything about it”. She then sent me a...
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In the beginning my son slept in his room with the door closed. In the last couple of months he’s become scared of the dark so we keep his door open with the hallway light on. The problem now is that bub gets incredibly upset if my partner and I close our bedroom door. This is fine if bub doesn’t...

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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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