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Happier Homework

Do your children resist the homework and do you find yourself getting stressed? Parental Stress & Homework don't mix! So often, Homework can become a battle - unnecessarily. Children enjoy learning, as long as there is no criticism, put down, judgement or feeling rejected. If the parent comes into the homework and is impatient and [...]

Teens & Alcohol

As the parent of teenage girls I am aware of the dangers of teenage drinking. Relationship is No 1 between parent and teen However, as I journey through the minefield that is parenting teens, I am more and more convinced that the strength of my relationship with them is ultimately the only real control I [...]

How to manage exam stress for parents

Focus on the relationship, not the study and as you deepen your relationship with your teenager, it becomes safe for them to share their worries and concerns. Why your child may be having difficulties studying If there is an unwillingness to study, remember relationship is still the most important thing as what may lie behind [...]

First Day at Primary School

The First day at School is a milestone for any child and parent. Practical Parenting tips  to ensure its success and that your child will settle well. The importance of  the child being well rested, with a set routine in place in the week before school and a calm parent is crucial. Routine is essential [...]

Homework/Study Struggles? No more!

If you have Homework struggles with your child, this article has some practical tips and skills to help Love must always be present before learning can happen We cannot attend at a ‘head’/intellectual) level, if things are not right at a heart level (emotionally- a childs first need is to be loved for themselves).To be [...]

Interesting Parenting Articles in the media this week

Here is a line up of the interesting Parenting articles I have found in the Media this week: Need some family/parenting support? Practical Parenting can help or listing of Family Therapists in the Irish Times:http://alturl.com/ik6p4 After Separation - making contact with Dad: Interesting article in todays Health Supplement in the Irish Times: http://alturl.com/vvxkt Trying to get [...]

Line up of Parenting articles in the media this week

Here are the interesting Parenting related articles that featured in the Media over the past week Trying to get pregnant? Maybe reconsider that cappucino.. Independent Newspaper article on caffene and fertilityhttp://alturl.com/xvzta Carla Bruni pregnant at 43? Interesting article on pregnancy in older women: Independent Newspaper: http://alturl.com/o2m8v Looking for a Summer Camp this Summer for your children? [...]