The Most Important 45 Minutes Of The Day

When I work with parents I ask them to become aware of the last 45 minutes of their day because what we read, see, listen to, talk about and experience during those last few minutes before you fall asleep impacts on your sleep and your attitude to begin your next day. Your unconscious replays and […]

Help, my daughter has a terrible attitude!

Inspired by George Clooney’s latest film, The Descendents, which features a difficult father-daughter relationship, family expert Sue Atkins has been answering your questions and making suggestions about how members who have posted on our Parents of Teens message board may find a way forward. The following message was posted by community member sittingpretty recently: “I’m […]

The Unfair, Unjust and Unbelievably Harsh Voice of Ludicrous Comparison!

One of the most intriguing, unjust and unhelpful beliefs that a lot of parents have, is the belief that because someone is excellent at something or displays incredible levels of skill it means that you can never become as skilful as them, so there is no point in even trying. This is a commonly held […]