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How to Protect Your Child’s Mental Health in the Long Term

How to Protect Your Child’s Mental Health in the Long Term

Today’s Headline : Covid poses 'greatest threat to mental health since the second world war' UK’s leading psychiatrist predicts the impact will be felt for years after the pandemic ends (Source Guardian: 28th December 2020) So, Christmas is done and dusted and the New...

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12 Toxic People to Look Out For

12 Toxic People to Look Out For

For many of us, Christmas is going to be a smaller affair this year. This might come as a relief for many of you … perhaps you now have the excuse to avoid certain toxic people in your circle. But for others, this might pose a problem … because you are now going to be...

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How to Talk about Alcohol, Without Nagging

How to Talk about Alcohol, Without Nagging

2020 hasn’t been much fun, has it? So now Christmas is almost here, it’s understandable that we want to crack open a bottle or two and let our hair down. BUT - how do we address the issues of alcohol with our teenagers, without sounding like a nag - or worse still a...

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Dealing With the ‘Mean Girls’

Dealing With the ‘Mean Girls’

This is a topic close to my heart. Many teen girls I speak with are struggling with unkindness from their peers - from their friends. Funnily enough, they don’t call it bullying - and yet that’s exactly what it is. Bullying is all about exerting control over someone...

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Model the Behaviour You Want to See featuring Clare Ford

Model the Behaviour You Want to See featuring Clare Ford

In this episode, we are talking about how many parents are struggling with the changes we are seeing in our children’s education. Whilst there is still a “preferred path” proposed by our education system … more and more parents are finding that this model might not be...

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How to Avoid Parenting From Fear featuring Tia Fagan

How to Avoid Parenting From Fear featuring Tia Fagan

What a year 2020 has been already! Our children have so much to navigate at the minute, that it can be really daunting for parents to learn how to relinquish control. It’s our responsibility to guide our children through all the challenges and obstacles that they are...

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How To Parent When You Are Struggling

How To Parent When You Are Struggling

2020 has been an incredible year - and for many ( it is late October at the time of recording ) it is beginning to take its toll. We are heading into a winter of uncertainty and this is creating a huge amount of stress for many families. So how can parents parent from...

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