Category Archives for Parenting

The importance of grandparents

The importance of grandparents in a child’s life should not be overlooked as grandparents play an integral role in many ways. Through the unconditional love that a grandparent offers, to the wisdom of family information they share, and their desire to be involved in their grandchild’s life, a grandparent can be the missing link for […]

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Travelling with kids with anxiety

5 tips to make things easier and reduce the anxiety while travelling Travelling as an adult with anxiety is a very daunting experience so imagine what it is like when you are a child who struggles with anxiety. As adults we are at least in control of where we go, what we do, who we […]

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Parenting after seperation

When a couple decide to separate, it often becomes a game of who can hurt the other one the most.  It doesn’t start out that way intentionally, however it comes about because rather than move through the hurt and grief and seek professional help, most people will bottle it up and build up a resentment to their […]

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Behaviour Modification

Behaviour modification What is behaviour modification? Behaviour modification is the process of recognising undesirable behaviours and teaching and encouraging alternative positive behaviours in their place.  For example, if a child always throws a tantrum when asked to get dressed in the morning. Rather than focus on the negative behaviour (the tantrum) and reacting to the […]

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Online Parenting Classes

Online parenting classes Unfortunately, children don’t come with an operation manual.  Whilst parenting comes naturally to some, for the most part it is a struggle as we negotiate all the twists and turns that come with parenthood.  Just when you think you have it mastered, along comes another phase to work out and learn to […]

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Teenage depression

What is teenage depression? Depression is a mental illness that affects many people of all ages and in varying degrees.  While we all undergo some times of sadness or feeling low, those that have depression are dealing with these feelings not only for an extended period of time but to a much more severe degree […]

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