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Help Me Help My Child (July 2006)

Past cases: July 2006 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for July 2006. Everyone told me that it was good to have a small child when I came here because it would be a help when getting to know people, but she’s shy and I’m shy. The theory is wonderful, isn’t it? […]

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Help Me Help My Child (May 2007)

Past cases: May 2007 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for May 2007. My daughter is eight and has started doing funny twitches she says she can’t stop. I wonder if she’s starting with a tic disorder? This is a problem that might run in families and starts at about this age […]

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Help Me Help My Child

Moving overseas with children can be stressful for child and parent alike. British Expat is glad to offer help, through the kind co-operation of Ruth Coppard of HelpMeHelpMyChild.com. You can get in touch with Ruth about your problems through our pages. About Ruth: My parents were both teachers and it was almost inevitable that I […]

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Help Me Help My Child (Feb 2007)

Past cases: February 2007 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for February 2007. How do we make sure that Lily learns English? This question comes from a family who live abroad with their toddler daughter. The maids do not speak English, and both parents work. They wonder if it possible to leave […]

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Help Me Help My Child (Jan 2007)

Past cases: January 2007 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for January 2007. Gina is 14 and asks questions about politics. What should I say? An old adage says: “Never discuss politics or religion”, and my understanding was that this was because these are subjects that people feel so strongly about that […]

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