Are You A ‘Phubber?’ 😳

The Phubbing Epidemic I learnt a new word this morning‼️ The word “phubber” is used to describe a person who pays too much attention to their smartphone! Phubbing, a contraction of the words “phone snubbing,” is the act of ignoring a person you’re with in favour of using your mobile phone! Who knew? 🤷‍♀️ Are […]

The Great Smartphone Debate: Does Your Parenting Style Hold the Key? 📱🔑

Smartphone tips and scripts for parents

I’m interested in raising awareness around delaying, not denying kids smartphones. It’s not about scary mongering or searching for doom & gloom research about the dangers of smartphones – for me it’s about supporting parents in feeling more confident in their decisions, whatever they are, and helping them handle the whining, pressure & anger that […]

Time for a Toddler Tale? A simple story for toddlers about potty training.

  Time for a Toddler Tale? A simple story for toddlers about potty training  Puddles and the Tale of Wet Tail the Dolphin Once upon a time in a lush bamboo forest, there lived a little panda named Puddles. Puddles loved lots of things, but his favourite thing in all the world was ice cream! […]

Become Unsinkable – Learn Ways to Handle Major Change.

It’s Time to Let Go of What Was… I work with many parents going through the difficulties of major life changes and many of the people I coach are stuck. We are living through different and difficult times. Are you flourishing or floundering? In this blog I want to help shift your mindset around change. […]

Pros and Cons of Banning Social Media Apps on Children’s Phones

Esther Ghey, the mother of the murdered transgender teenager Brianna Ghey is campaigning for social media apps to be blocked on smartphones for under-16s and stronger parental controls to flag potentially harmful searches to parents, in the wake of the sentencing of her daughter’s killers. A group of parents are campaigning on Whatsapp for a […]

Here are 20 questions to ask your child to help support their wellbeing.

You may be worried about the effects of having lived through a pandemic is still having on your child’s wellbeing. Here are 20 questions to help These are still challenging times for children. We need to stay connected with them without fussing. One simple way to connect is over eating together, playing together – or […]

Nature’s Keepers: Things You Can Do for a Greener Future as a Family.

    As I watch the News I often feel rather helpless  so it got me pondering  what practical things we as families can do to help with climate change. Here are some of my thoughts that I hope you find helpful As a families can play a crucial role in addressing climate change by […]

Here are some quick tips for you and your kids to get involved in that will contribute to saving the environment: NOT just on World Environment Day!

Here are some quick tips for you and your kids to get involved in that will contribute to saving the environment: Reduce, reuse, recycle: Teach children the importance of reducing waste by using reusable items like water bottles, lunch containers, and cloth shopping bags. Encourage them to recycle paper, plastic, glass, and metal materials. Conserve […]

How to Enjoy Parenthood When You’re an Introvert

I have recently been coaching a Dad who describes himself as an introvert. We chatted around why parenting can be challenging for him & I thought I’d share what I wrote afterwards in my blog. When you hear the word introvert, you might think of someone who’s shy or quiet and prefers to be alone. […]

My 3 year old son has become obsessed with ‘Bad Guys.’ Should I be worried?

My 3 year old son has become obsessed with ‘Bad Guys.’ Should I be worried? Rosie Dutton Boys and Baddies!  It’s common for young children to show interest in “bad guys” as part of imaginative play. Children often explore concepts of good and bad through imaginative play & it’s typical for them to be fascinated […]