communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

How to Celebrate Your Child’s Success in a way that Strengthens Your Relationship

It turns out that celebrating is actually far more important for relationships than most of us realise, especially for our closest relationships.

Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, toddlers

Best books and activities to help your child love reading

Reading aloud every day to your child is a great start in inspiring a love of books, (I read to my babies from around age 4 months or earlier) but don’t let the fun stop once the last page is turned … let the stories inspire some creative activities, discussions, food and fun. Try one of these out!

Dating, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Hitting Reset after Divorce: 6 Experts share how to get from surviving to thriving.

It's not easy at all, but it is possible to heal, it is possible to survive, and it is possible to thrive after divorce. I asked some of the experts whose podcasts, research and articles helped me move forward to offer their best piece of advice. I'm so excited to share with you what they have kindly sent me! I hope it helps you and your kids as much as it helped me.

Parenting, SIngle Parent Life

Dealing with your ex: How to co-parent better and reduce conflict.

If you've gone through a breakup and have children it's likely that you'll find yourself faced with the question "How do I deal with my ex?" The two main areas many of us struggle with in dealing with our ex are communicating well and resolving conflicts. Are there better ways to do it? Regardless of how the other parent acts, can our behaviour be the key?

communication, Highly Sensitive Children, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Why Strengths Based Parenting is Important for Both You and Your Child.

Our strengths can overcome our weaknesses. This fact has become more of a focus in psychology research in recent years. Discovering and building on peoples’ strengths (or your own) is a powerful tool in parenting too. It’s a fantastic way to encourage a positive self-image, hope and optimism for the future, and a sense of purpose. Read the full article to discover the two ways you can apply a strengths focus to parenting.