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Book a New Year Parenting Course Day

Did you find your children stressful over the holidays? Book my  One Day Course this Saturday January 4th! Reduce sibling rivalry, difficult behaviour and enjoy happier children and a calmer home Parenting Tip for 2014 Take your focus off the difficult behaviour and put your focus on developing a good relationship, through catching your child/teen [...]

By |2015-05-16T17:35:59+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Parents and Teenagers

What is my top parenting tip for today? Positive Parenting in Challenging Times Relationship is No 1, everything else is secondary, its the only control you have over your teen as you can't force them to do anything. Therefore, put the focus on the relationship by being involved and engaged with them on a daily [...]

By |2015-05-16T17:48:29+00:00July 15th, 2013|Teens|0 Comments

Less Stress Parenting

Parents are under more stress than even before - so what can you do? Can you identify with any of this? Not balanced Work/Home Life Partners/children getting ‘leftovers’ Poor self-care (delays calling dentist/doctor) Poor Boundaries around self Always available/'on' Takes too much responsibility on Difficulty in saying No Always in ‘Doing’ mode, little ‘Being’ mode [...]

By |2018-12-06T17:36:31+00:00July 15th, 2013|Family wellbeing|0 Comments

Toddler Tantrums and Sibling Rivalry

When your toddler is thrashing the younger sibling.. Toddler Taming A two year old does not need punishment, they need more 1:1 time & understanding towards how they feel. Also, using time out or sending them to their room only increases their negativity towards the younger sibling, whom they now resent even more. Tell them [...]

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 [...]

Positive Parenting

Our children always 'spill the beans' but often we don't hear it Positive Parenting A parent told me her daughter said 'Mummy, you don't spend time with me' but that she never heard it properly. I asked the Mum 'but do you have time for yourself?' and she said No. When you give time to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]