Why Kids Steal.

  I’ve been working with a lovely 14 year old girl and her parents as she has begun to steal small items from shops in her town. Naturally her concerned parents are very worried about why, and what they can do to help her, and how to stop her. Most issues around stealing, or taking […]

My take on ways forward after the riots.

The riots in the UK shocked the world  but I believe that good will come from the ashes of the burning cars and the looted shops as we will as a Nation begin to look at the underlying causes to such wilful and reckless looting, greed and disaffection. It has become the norm, over recent […]

Help! My Child is Stealing!

I have just read a really great article by Alyson Schafer  who has written  many parenting books ( She’s the author of the best-selling “Breaking the Good Mom Myth” (Wiley, 2006) and the new “Honey I Wrecked The Kids” (Wiley, 2009). Her popular TV call-in show The Parenting Show is now in its fourth season)  […]