This question reminds me of the teenagers I've worked with over the years. The one thing they needed from their parents was to not  crumble when they told them about the difficulties they had in their lives. This doesn't mean that parents don't experience an emotional...

Children and their families have had to deal with so much over the last few years and so many more families are experiencing anxiety. However, the word anxiety is vague.  The first step in helping an anxious child is to stop using the word anxious....

Of all the parenting questions I get asked, this is the most common, it’s  relevant to us all.  I know that when I first became a Mum over a decade ago, anger became my most difficult emotion to deal with.  I’d gone from being...

Gentle parenting is a way of parenting which aims to connect with the child's emotional development and in turn communicate with the child in a supportive, helpful, realistic and calm way.  Most of all it's a reminder to parents that whatever they need to communicate,...

A common misconception about parenting is that it's about the child. Yes, it's about children, but not only in the way you may think. My experience sitting with clients over the last 15 years is that parenting is mostly about your inner child....