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Not keen on toothbrushing

It's no fun trying to brush the teeth of an unwilling child. Here are some ways to prevent it from becoming an unpleasant experience for you both.

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  • Refusing the car seat

    Car seat battles are no fun for anyone. Here are some things you can try to keep kids safe while keeping your cool. Read moreRefusing the car seat

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  • Being fussy about food

    Food battles are never fun. If you want kids to have a healthy relationship with food, it's best not to turn it into a power struggle. Here are some tips to make mealtimes a less stressful experience. Read moreBeing fussy about food

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  • Making shopping hard

    Supermarkets and other shops are exciting places for little people - and meltdowns are common. Here are some ways other parents have made shopping less of a struggle. Read moreMaking shopping hard

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  • Having toilet accidents

    Learning to use the toilet is one of the hardest stages there is. If you've got other stuff on your plate, it probably won't be helping the situation. Read moreHaving toilet accidents

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  • Running away

    When young kids think it's fun to run away from you it can be very scary - and stressful. Here are some ways you can help keep them safe. Read moreRunning away

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  • Terrible when travelling

    Travelling with kids can be hard on everyone. If you're prepared things will go much more smoothly. Here are some tips for a better journey. Read moreTerrible when travelling

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  • Not sleeping

    When your child won't go to sleep, it can be very frustrating, especially when you're tired too. While you can't force your kids to sleep there are lots of things you can do to make it more likely that they'll settle. Read moresleeping

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