Helping Children with Sleep Anxiety

This blog is by the lovely Lauren Peacock from Little Sleep Stars.  I know bedtimes and sleeping is an issue for many parents, so I asked if she would write a guest blog for me and she agreed.  In this blog she shares her ideas on helping children who are worried...

Reconciliation Gestures

Although it takes quite a mindset shift to adapt to NVR (click here for an explanation) most of the teaching is quite straightforward. One area where I find my coaching clients, or those who come along to a workshop get stuck is around the concept of ‘reconciliation...

Parental Presence

This second pillar of Non-Violent Resistance is Parental Presence.  The theory behind this pillar is to ramp up the bonded feeling between you and your child. If you are feeling helpless in your role as a parent, and as though your desires and wishes have no impact on...

5 Steps to putting de-escalation into practice

De-escalation is the first pillar of the Non-violent Resistance method. This method is what I recommend to parents dealing with a child who is showing how hurt he is inside through challenging behaviour. De-escalation is the tool to use when you want to shut down a...