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Communication Problems? You’re Probably Speaking The Wrong Language

Ever looked at your kids and wondered ‘what’s their problem?’ or ‘why are you being like this?’ If you’re like 99% of parents, you probably just shouted ‘yes!’ at your phone 😆 The thing is, communication problems in the home usually boil down to parents and children speaking a different ‘language’ (figuratively!). Let’s say we …

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The Most Effective Method For Working With Anger In Your Children

Anger in children is a powerful emotion that often masks feelings of sadness and vulnerability. These feelings can make our children (and us) feel weak. In contrast to those feelings of weakness, anger has the opposite effect. It’s mobilising and makes us feel stronger and more powerful. The most effective method of working with anger …

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How To Become Your Child’s ‘Trainer’ and Stop Fighting Their Battles

Some of our children are fighters. They’re in the ring every day, trying to stay on their feet, constantly swinging, and hopefully ducking before they get pummelled with a right hook. And some of our children would rather hide under the boxing ring, eyes squeezed shut, hoping everything will just go away. What can we …

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How To Safely Connect With Grandparents During COVID-19

Isolating at home is causing a lot of distress for everyone, and I know a lot of grandparents are struggling with not seeing their grandkids regularly. I was recently a guest on the TeamKids podcast, where we chatted about all things COVID-19. This video specifically shares ideas around how to stay connected to grandparents or …

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Body Awareness For Children

It’s so important we encourage children to ‘listen’ to their body when it’s sending them signals. Their physical sensations will almost always tell them more about their safety (or lack of) in a given situation than their limited cognitive experience. Once we help them understand the signals their bodies send when danger is near, we …

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