Topic of the month – Sneer & Jeer TV

    Sneer and Jeer TV – Has Simon Cowell got it wrong this time? I love those Saturday evenings at home with the kids watching Ant and Dec and sometimes having a take-away in front of the TV but something happened on Saturday that changed all that. “Britain’s Got Talent” was on in the […]

Topic of the month – The Joy of Music

    The joy of music “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~Berthold Auerbach Music has always played a large part in my life as my Mum played the fiddle in her Irish family’s Ceili band so my early memories are of parties, laughter, singing and people playing live instruments […]

Topic of the month – Family Talk Time

As a Parent Coach and mum of two grown up children I am often  shocked, distressed and searching for ways to help our society move towards a better future where children can grow up safe, well balanced and with a purpose in life. Free from despair, anger, drugs and hopelessness. I am not a politician and it […]

Topic of the month – The Gift of Self Esteem

    The most important gift you can give your child is the gift of self esteem. Self-esteem is how you rate yourself deep down. It is a belief and a confidence in your own ability and value. It’s a gentle knowing that: you like yourself. you think you’re a good human being. you deserve […]

Topic of the month – TEXTING WHILE DRIVING

      My son Will turned 18 in November and learnt to drive. So this graphic video is something I have made him look at and thought you may also like to send to your kids and their friends. I know I can be guilty of also grabbing my phone when it goes off […]

Starting School. The BIG DAY

Shiny new shoes – how to prepare yourself (and your child) for school! From the moment you play peek-a-boo with your baby, you are preparing them for the process of moving away from you and learning about independence. Separation can be a difficult emotion not only for you as a parent but also for your […]