5 Tips to Help Caring for Both Elderly Parents and Children.

“I feel so guilty at the moment - my mum is taking up so much of my time and I am snapping at my son for not getting his homework in on time – I'm just exhausted with it all.” Does this sound familiar? Welcome to the “Sandwich Generation” – where increasingly,...

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Is Your Student Homesick?

Have you had that late night phone call from your child yet? Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones who escapes this. But for many parents across the land, they are hearing their child’s agonising sobs down the phone - explaining how miserable they are with being a...

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New Students : You Will Find Your Tribe

My Letter to A New Student, Stressing about Moving to College or University Dear Student, OK! So you are heading to Uni or College - How are you feeling about that? Making friends can feel super stressy - but try to remember that everyone is in the same boat. The...

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Back to School : Is your Teenager Coping?

How is your teenager coping with being back at school? So the dust has settled … or has it … You may be a dab-hand at all this and be taking it all in your stride - but for many parents -  helping their teenager settle in to a different school or simply a different...

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Child Leaving Home : Who is Left Behind?

For many parents, whose child is leaving home for the first time there will be conflicting emotions; ranging from extreme pride to unadulterated panic! How will they cope? Will they eat the right foods? Will they eat anything? Will they make friends? Will they be...

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Clearing : A Parent’s Guide

The week before the A level results come out can be a scary time for teenagers and their parents. So, in the few days before the results are released - what can parents do to steady the ship? Learning about the Clearing System can really help. Have a look at the...

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Dealing with Family Arguments – Teen Toolbox Tuesday

If you're struggling with conflict in the home - you're in the right place. Why do we have conflict? Essential it boils down to the fact that we’re all different. Conflict is normal. The problem occurs when things get out of hand. ABCD - 4 Things Which Lead To...

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Discipline & Your Teenager – Teen Toolbox Tuesday

Are you struggling? Whatever you do, you’re at logger heads with your child and discipline isn’t working? You’re in the right place. Today we're talking about the difference between discipline and punishments. Essentially they are both all about control. They're all...

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Dealing With Sibling Rivalry – Teen Toolbox Tuesday

Are you a parent being driven to distraction as your kids aren’t seeing eye to eye? Welcome, you’re in the right place. Today we’re talking about sibling rivalry. What is sibling rivalry? Sibling rivalry is basically where there are arguments, jealousy and competition...

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Surviving The Summer – Teen Toolbox Tuesday

Are you a parent who is trembling at the thought of 2-3 months of having your child at home every hour? If you are, then you’re in the right place, welcome! Today is all about how parents and teens can cope with spending so much time in close proximity for the next...

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