communication, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

The positives of parenting tweens and teens: What’s going on inside your teen’s developing brain.

The adolescent years have a bad reputation for turning our sweet little children into hormonally driven, impulsive, lazy, moody teens, but--according to new research--the tween and teen years are really a time we can be excited about.

Dating, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life

How to get over your ex: The neuroscience of a broken heart.

New research has shown that being in love is actually incredibly similar to drug addiction. As a single parent, handling the pain of a breakup is tough. A lot of us have been led to believe that time will heal our broken hearts. If we just keep busy with the kids and work it will get better. The truth is--it does and it doesn't.

Highly Sensitive Children, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

How to help your child become more confident. Even if they are Highly Sensitive.

Whether they are joining in at a party or performing on stage, confidence is not an easy thing to master for anyone. For HSP it is even more of a challenge. Learn how to help your child build their confidence.

communication, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

How to deal with difficult teenage behaviour (in a way that actually strengthens your relationship.)

Teenage behaviour can be very confusing. One minute our wonderful kids are engaged, chatty and motivated, the next they are argumentative, shut-off and illogical. Read about the latest research on the teenage brain and how you can manage difficult teenage behaviour and conflict better.