Topic of The Month – Teenage Mood Swings …are they normal?

Perhaps you’ve heard from ‘You don’t understand me?’ to ‘Why can’t you just stop going on at me and leave me alone!’ all before and are wondering if it’s normal. Well, to reassure you …. it is but your teenager’s mood swings can affect the whole family and they can be a source of huge […]

Getting The Right Balance Right!

As parents it’s sometimes difficult to know where you stand with your growing and maturing teenager. As a young child they looked up to you for everything, but now they want you to drop them off at the end of the road so you won’t embarrass them in front of their friends and to not […]

Being Truthful

    “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies” ~ Nelson Mandela I remember when I was 19 spending a night in a cold, wet and blustery tent down in Devon playing the “Truth or Dare” game with a group of friends. It felt really strange being so completely […]

Knife Crime – A Parent’s Role In The Solution

“Don’t wish it was easier; wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems; wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges; wish for more wisdom.” ~Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker Rude and greedy behaviour among adults is contributing to the epidemic of gang and knife crime among children according […]