Be Careful How You Speak to Your Children

As parents we are often under a lot of pressure to keep the proverbial plates spinning in the air. Many times, in our efforts to get everything done, we don’t pay enough attention to how we speak to our children…. Continue Reading >

How to Stop Fear Holding You Back

Imagine that every day when you hop into your car, you start to imagine the worst-case scenario unfolding. You focus on all the negative risks: the potential car accidents, the speeding fines, an airbag blowing up by mistake, or a… Continue Reading >

6 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Brain Power Whilst at Home

Two years ago, no-one could have predicted we would be in the grips of a pandemic nor that daily routines would be totally upended. Not only are millions of parents working from home, but they have the added responsibility of… Continue Reading >

How pet ownership can help your child’s development

If you have grown up with a pet, you know of the joy and companionship they can provide, becoming a very prominent and loved member of the family. Alongside the joy pets bring comes a world of responsibility. While some… Continue Reading >

COVID-19: Supporting Children with Autism

All children and young people need support from adults during times of stress and uncertainty, including during the coronavirus pandemic. This is a challenging time for many people and this uncertainty is a significant source of anxiety, particularly for children… Continue Reading >

5 ways for new parents to keep the intimacy alive in their relationship

This post is proudly brought to you by Little One’s Nappies Bringing a baby into the world (especially your first) is without a doubt, one of the biggest tests your relationship will ever endure. The way you approach intimacy early… Continue Reading >

How To Make STEM Exciting

Media kindly brought to you by Professor Plums Nerd: by definition, the oxford dictionary characterises this as someone who is ‘Unfashionable and socially inept or boringly studious.’ Undoubtedly this conception can be seen as being discourteous and disrespectful. What is… Continue Reading >

“OM” (Meditation for Stress Management)

Meditation allows you to live in the moment, to calm yourself, to regulate your breathing, to help visualise your successes and to help you focus your attention on the “good” in your life.   You can meditate anywhere at any time… Continue Reading >

How to positively demonstrate your relationship to your children

Children are more aware and knowledgeable than we like to think, which is why we might underestimate their ability to absorb information that we demonstrate in our everyday lives. Their little eyes and ears pick up everything, that’s why the… Continue Reading >

Love, simply is ‘The Quality of Attention We Give to Others’

I was asked to write an article for the Back to School edition as an ‘expert’ in my field. I did have a cackle at this as I am the furthest thing from an ‘expert’, in any field (except maybe… Continue Reading >