Christmas Day Tips from Parents

In my Facebook group over the last few weeks I’ve been sharing tips to help make Christmas as calm as possible, and the ideas shared by parents have been amazing.  So, this week I thought I’d share some of their brilliant ideas for making Christmas Day so...

Parental Presence

Parental presence is the central pillar of NVR, it supports us in creating strong, connected relationships with our children. When we have strong relationships we see a reduction in challenging behaviours from our children and as parents we feel more in control and...

0-60 in 2.6 seconds

Does it feel like your child is going from 0 – 60 in 2.6 seconds?  So often when I ask parents they say yes! It can feel like my own son does as well.  It’s hard to manage when it feels like it’s coming out of the blue. Have you ever had one of those days...

Technology – between a rock and a hard place!

Technology is a word that can bring fear to the heart of any parent.  Kids seem to know so much and even some toddlers can use a tablet.  There’s a wealth of information out there about how much time children should be spending in front of screens and the potential...

Helping Children with sleep anxiety – part 2

This is a great guest blog from Lauren Peacock at Little Sleep Stars.  This is the second part of her mini-series helping all you who are struggling with sleep issues. In the first part of this mini-series, I discussed the relationship between anxiety and sleep. Here...