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Easier evenings for working parents

Evenings and bedtimes are stressful for working parents nowadays. Stressed working parents With two parents arriving home to children who have missed them all day, what do children need? Here are my top 5 tips towards better evenings with your child to ensure everyone goes to bed happy. 1. Provide some 1-1 Time Ironically, if [...]

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Self Care as a Parent

Things that help you take care of you: Self Care Prioritize rest when tired Allow adequate time Be more organised Ask for help/Buy in help/Do less & yes, you do deserve to! Know your limits & stay within Reward yourself for something well done Put something in the diary thats for you each week Emotional [...]

Parenting after Separation or Divorce

 Do you feel unsupported & with no one to turn to? Are you parenting alone? Parenting is tough, the hardest job we ever do and it is great when we can handover to our partner when stressed or about to lose it. What can you do when you are parenting alone? Supporting yourself helps deal [...]

Parenting and Children

Parenting is the hardest job we ever do and we come into it with no parenting tips or support Parenting Tips for Parents with Children I have learnt from my mistakes and from working with hundreds of parents each year who tell me what works better. Positive Parenting Child's greatest need is to feel loved [...]

Children behaving badly

There are so many situations where we can end up in conflict with our children on a daily basis. What else could we do that may help the situation. If what you are doing is not working, you may need to do something different How to manage conflict with your children Be the change you [...]

Top 10 Listening Skills – A skill that can be learned

We were given two ears but only one mouth. This is because God knew that listening was twice as hard as talking. Practical Tips to help you listen more often and more effectively 1.   Stop Talking 2.   Eye Contact 3.   Focus on Listening 4.   Listen to non verbal communication 5.   [...]

Managing Stress – How to cope with stress

People are experiencing more stress than ever before – what are the things we can do that will make a difference? What causes stress? Stress symptoms constitute one of the most obvious ways that the individual expresses threats to well being. The person creates the stress symptom in order to draw attention to what it [...]