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Parents : Are You Looking for Answers?

Parents : Are You Looking for Answers?

Are you still struggling with challenges at home? Maybe your child is being snarky and belligerent - and you hate that you are finding it hard to like being in their company. This can improve. Many parents feel they are parenting alone; possibly lacking support,...

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Dear Struggling Teenager

Dear Struggling Teenager

EP 20 - Dear Struggling Teenager The teenage years are a real struggle for many. Parents and children alike. In the previous episode, I wrote a letter to “A Struggling Parent” - so, it’s only fair I write a letter to “A Struggling Teenager.” If you are parent listing...

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Letter to a Struggling Parent

Letter to a Struggling Parent

Another Podcast Episode has just dropped. They do say : “You are only as happy as your saddest child” When your child is struggling, as their parent,  it can occupy your every waking thought. I get it. I was that Mum. I have written you a letter - so please have a...

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Surviving the School Holidays

Surviving the School Holidays

“I’m bored”

“There’s nothing to do.” Do the holidays fill you with dread? 
Or are you thrilled that there are no rules to have to follow? Summer might be a little different this year - as there are still travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus. As a result, many...

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How to Support Your Underachieving Child

How to Support Your Underachieving Child

Another Podcast Episode has Landed You have tried to support your child by helping them develop good study habits and showing them the importance of a well balanced daily routine. But their grades are dropping and they just seem disinterested. “What’s the point?”...

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Why Your Teenager Needs Boundaries

Why Your Teenager Needs Boundaries

As our children approach adulthood, they are so desperate to gain and develop their newfound independence - so the last thing they want is parental restrictions being thrust upon them to cramp their style! BUT - in this fast-paced world - Boundaries are EXACTLY what...

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COVID 19 – The Importance of Sleep

COVID 19 – The Importance of Sleep

Why it’s OK to let your child sleep in! In this episode, I talk about the importance of sleep. How teenagers have a different sleep cycle than parents and why it’s important for us to adjust to this. 16 million adults say that they have sleep problems - so I offer...

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How to Create a Brighter Future

How to Create a Brighter Future

“There’s nothing to look forward to.” “ There’s no end in sight.” “I’m stuck in a rut.” Does any of this sound familiar? When we don’t have anything to look forward to we can feel discouraged and despondent. Every day feels like Groundhog Day. 

In this episode, I...

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COVID 19 – How to Talk to your Child about Racism

COVID 19 – How to Talk to your Child about Racism

There is so much unrest at the moment following the death of George Floyd - a black man who died from asphyxiation whilst in police custody because a white police officer knelt on his neck for 9 minutes. Understandably there is anger and protests are appearing across...

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