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. […]

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 […]

Healthy Minds, Happy Hearts: Celebrating World Mental Health Day with Kids

Every year we celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10 October. The theme for 2023, set by the World Foundation of Mental Health, is ‘Mental health is a universal human right’. World Mental Health Day is about raising awareness of mental health and driving positive change for everyone’s mental health. It’s also a chance to […]

Revive and Thrive: The Ultimate Self-Care Guide for Parents

I’ve written about the importance of ‘Me Time’ many times as it’s a healthy, necessary part of  parenting. It’s not selfish – it’s self-care and vital to help you cope with family life. I coach loads of mums  and dads around balancing their lives as most of us put ourselves really low on the pecking […]

Digital Wellness Tips for Parents & Children

‘The New Digital Divide’ is digital wellness — which means responsible and healthy relationships with technology — all part of overall children & student wellbeing which is an essential 21st-century skill. It is not uncommon that children spend 6 to 8 hours on digital screens every day. Some children are taught knowledge and skills necessary […]

It’s A Marathon Not A Sprint – Wellness Family Plan

  Wellness Family Plan You may be adjusting to the new way of working  but it may be tricky now the kids are at home again if you’re still, or back, working from home. The novelty has worn off for many and the stress of juggling is still relentless & doesn’t get any easier in […]

Attitude Is Everything

I work with many hundreds of parents, children and families around the globe and the difference in success or failure is not how you look, how you dress, how well educated you are, where you live or how much you have in your bank account –  it’s ALL about how you think. Of course I know first […]

Are your kids being deprived? As hugs, cuddles and touch are being edged out of our lives I ponder how to find that balance.

Hugs, cuddles, touching and connecting physically  are being edged out of our lives, with doctors, teachers and colleagues increasingly hesitant about social touching. Important campaigns like #MeToo  make us even more mindful of inappropriate physical connection but make it even harder for us to find that healthy balance. Is this hypervigilance of boundaries beginning to harm […]

Paying The Price For Our Parental Panicking.

Paying The Price For Our Parental Panicking Anxiety and depression; even suicide is increasing and it’s all because children feel their sense of control over their lives has decreased according to Peter Gray, a psychologist at Boston College and author of ‘Free to Learn.’ His research links the rise of emotional and social disorders with […]