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Emotion Regulation in Young Children
15 Oct

Emotion Regulation in Young Children


Emotional intelligence (the ability to identify emotions in oneself and others) and emotion regulation (being able to manage feelings, and appropriately express them) go together like peas and carrots.

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The Biting Truth Answer Your Nutrition Questions!
15 Oct

The Biting Truth Answer Your Nutrition Questions!


National Nutrition Week is from October 13th - 19th, and to celebrate we asked Anna and Alex from The Biting Truth to answer the nutrition questions you asked us on Instagram.

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Managing Separation Anxiety
15 Oct

Managing Separation Anxiety


To understand what separation anxiety is, it is first helpful to understand what “anxiety” means, and what it looks like in children who don’t want to say goodbye. 

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What should your toddler eat in a day?
13 Sep

What should your toddler eat in a day?


Anna and Alex, Accredited Practising Dieticians from The Biting Truth and Oac in-house nutritionists, are passionate about children’s health and have shared their recommendation of what toddlers should be eating in a day.

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Understanding school-readiness
13 Sep

Understanding school-readiness


At this time of year, many families ask our Educators and Oac Health Developmental Therapists what they can do at home to prepare their child for school next year. Anna McCauley, our Head of Health, explains what school-readiness means for your child and family.

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