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Bringing a child into the world is one of the most wonderful experiences. Remember the first time you held your tiny baby? Just magical! Then the fun begins. We get handed parenting tips left, right and centre, some of it helpful, some of it definitely not!

My aim is to support you to be the best parent you can be. What is the best way to deal with a temper tantrum? How can you build your child's self esteem? How can you have a close relationship with your teenager?

I want to encourage you to squeeze as much joy out of your time raising your little ones as you possibly can.

This site is packed with Parenting Tips and loads of Parenting Advice to help you deal with those tricky behavioral issues and learn great parenting skills.

I also personally offer online Parenting and Child Development or behavioural coaching on the website and there are loads of Questions and Answers to read through.

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Learning To Be An Inspirational Parent

Learning the types of parenting style that works for you, is not always easy, many parents simply do what their parents did. But a lot of parents find that doesn't seem to work, life is very different today, and they want more for their kids. They want a deeper, richer experience of parenting.

Many parents are wanting to raise their kids consciously, instead of parenting on auto pilot. Learning to change your own thinking is hard enough, but then how to apply that to raising kids?

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As a parent coach I get lots of questions from families needing parenting tips or advice to help them choose more consciously how you want to raise your children. Most of us need a bit of a helping hand from time to time, we all need support, inspiration, and sometimes a bit of a challenge to really create the happy home life that we want.

We love to interact with you, many of you will have some wonderful tips you can share and some great parenting advice you have learned along the way.

With your help, we also review educational toys and books, and give recommendations to show you how to make the best choices for your children.

Parenting Advice, Tips, and Coaching

If you can't find the parenting advice you need on the website, then simply ask!

I am answering parenting questions for just $50.00. You can get an indepth personal reply from me, posted here on our site to also help other readers. (I usually charge $135.00 for a coaching session, so you are getting a bargain!)

Your question and my answer provides great inspiration for other parents, and may even be featured in our newsletter or one of my books to help teach and inspire other parents. Of course you can submit your question totally anonymously.

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Free Parenting Games
One of the best parenting tips we can offer, is playing with your children! I've designed a free series of games to help and inspire you to raise happy, productive kids, who are excited about life on this beautiful little planet!

Child Behavior
These pages are a good place to start to get some ideas about dealing with difficult behavior. Our kids tend to be VERY good at pushing our buttons, so find out more about why, and how to deal with it effectively.

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Super Skills 4 Kids
Is our home study course designed to help kids set goals, envision the future they want, and achieve anything!

Super Skills 4 Kids is packed with tools, parenting advice, tips and comes with a bonus workbook. I've had many parents say they use many of the techniques for themselves! Tip: My subscribers get a HUGE discount!

Emotional Freedom Technique is a great tool to use with kids - or for parents! It's a simple tool to use, based on meridians, similar to accupuncture. Clear out the old beliefs and tap in what you want!

A great overview of using Emotional Freedom Technique with Children, scripts, EFT 4 Kids forum, personal coaching and much more.

EFT Tapping Points
Click here to learn more about how to use Emotional Freedom Technique. Diagram with the points, sequences, and some examples of how to use it with children. (Totally applicable for adults too!)

Your Top 10 Parenting Tips
We have a fantastic collection of Parenting Tips from our readers - we'd love to hear yours! There is some wonderful parenting advice among these parenting tips, so grab a coffee and sit down for ten minutes and have a browse, you will get some great ideas for creating your happy family.

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My 4yr old (Nearly 5) Doesn't Seem Interested In Playing With Other Children

Hi, For as long as I can remember my daughter has not been interested in playing with other kids. Ive done mother's group, swimming, playgroup and instead

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To My Miracle!

To my son JT... Today is June 16th you are 2 years 5 months and 9 days old and I remember like yesterday the day you were born - I was born! - You gave

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EFT For Bedwetting

Question What to tap on for a young child who wets the bed every night? Annie's Answer Hi Linda, I am not sure what age child you are referring to you

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Problem Solving For Kids

If your child is stressed or struggling, or is behaving badly - they need to learn problem solving for kids to find better ways to get what they need. Teaching them problem solving strategies will set them up for life.

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Inspired Parenting Tips

Inspired Parenting Tips, Heaps of Parenting advice, Information on Parenting and Child Development, behavior, and activities. Ask Questions - Personally answered by Parent Coach Annie Desantis

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Ask Annie Your Parenting Questions

Do You Have Parenting Questions? Online Parenting help, Parenting Advice by Parent Coach Annie Desantis

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Helping A 5 Year Old Positively Direct His Desire To Be Physical

Learning about LOA has helped me immensely, personally and as a parent. I greatly appreciate you sharing your inspiration. My 5 year old son has an amazing

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Terrible Tantrums With A 10 Year Old Boy

Hi Annie, My son has been diagnosed with learning disability, Global Delay, speech delay, ADHD and currently epilepsy. I have no issue with all the diagnosis

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1st Grader Caught Searching Dirty Pictures Online

Should I be concerned that my six year old son is curious enough about the female body/sex to search the internet for it? For the past few days he had

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Separation Anxiety In 8 Year Old With Going To School

Hi Annie, I have an eight year year old client with his Mom who essentially is glued to her side. He has a fear of separation from his mother and being

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Daughter Wants Her Boyfriend To Say I Love You

Hi Annie, My daughter is 16 and her boyfriend is 17. They have been dating for about 6 months, but have known each other for about 2 years. He is a year

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Toddler development: 12 - 24 months

What are the Milestones in Toddler Development? Toddler Language Development, play, socialisation - the world is unfolding for our tinytots!

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Teenage Behaviour: Communicating with teenagers

Teenage Behaviour, Creatively dealing with difficult teenagers. Answering questions about communicating with teenagers. Free Audio by Annie Desantis, Parenting Coach

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Teenage Attitude And Behaviour

My daughter is 13 and won't do anything we ask her to do. We are a family of 5 who live in the house and so we ask that everyone chips in and helps around

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Art Activities For Children

Art activities for children, contributed by Parents. Share your favorite creative activities for children!

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Good Parenting Tools

Good Parenting Skills are not something we always practice! Most of us parent on automatic, and need a bit of help to switch to conscious smart parenting. Visit to find loads of tools, parenting advice and tips to help you be an inspired parent

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Adolescence: What are the developmental stages for my teenager?

Adolescence, the stepping stone to adulthood. Teenage years are an interesting time, as your kids move from childhood to adolescent.What can you expect? What physical changes happen? Information and Inspiration for Great Parents.

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Crafts For Preschoolers

Little Kid Crafts For All Seasons I've found a lot of books of crafts for preschoolers contain activities that are way too hard for them, and mostly

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Top 10 Parenting Tips

What are your top 10 parenting tips? Read our best parenting advice, and share your tips on parenting. We are building a fabulous resource of positive parenting tips, come and join us!

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Teen Behavior

I have a daughter who is almost 13, but she is not behaving at home or at school. She is saying that she is going to hurt herself and she smokes, or she

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Share YOUR tips on parenting with our readers, and read some great tips from other parents. What have you learned in your parenting journey? Maybe you have a favorite parenting book that inspires you?

Parenting Questions
Ask Annie pages are questions and comments about parenting from my readers. The answers are from Parent Coach, Annie Desantis (that's me!).

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
Articles and Questions from other parents, discussing the pros and cons of homeschooling.

Share your homeschooling activities here!
What homeschooling activities other parents are doing with their children. Get inspiration and share your success stories here.

Art Activities For Children
Share and read great art and craft activities for kids. Come back and comment when you try them!

Submit your Easter Activities for children here
Share your family Easter Traditions, menues, crafts or Easter Party Games. More fun for Easter! Lots of the activities here can be used all year round - so check them out - we'd LOVE photos of your kids doing some of these!

List of Childrens Books
We want to compile a HUGE list of recommended childrens books, book reviews, ideas for helping children to learn to read, or book resources.

Book Reviews

We are compiling a list of great parenting books - what inspires you? Which author's have helped you be a better parent?

Best Educational Toys Lots of reviews by parents as to what they think are the best educational toys. Submit your own, or comment and rate other toys.

A Letter To My Child
Write a letter to your son or daughter, or a general letter to a child. There are some lovely letters and poems (You may need a tissue!). I'd love to read yours!


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