Self-care – I’m so bad at it!

Self-care is something I’m always telling parents to do and a key aspect of NVR, yet I’m bad at doing it myself!  The week before Christmas I realised just how bad I was when I ended up spending several days in my pj’s with exhaustion, a migraine and feeling under the...

Trigger Happy!

As a parent you probably spend a lot of time trying to work out what might be the cause of negative behaviour, anger or sadness in your child. And, the NVR training gives us a framework for proactively looking for ‘triggers’ that might cause a meltdown. You might be...

How to keep everyone happy

If you were to poll mums and dads about what they really want for their family – besides an all-inclusive trip to Barbados – I imagine the top answer would be: I just want everyone to be happy. By everyone, I mean the whole family. I’m sure they don’t care...