Family after separation - take time to talk away from the kids

How to still be a family after separation or divorce

First, let me just say that being a family after separation is in no way easy or even achievable for many. Splitting up a marriage is basically pants, any way you look…

My daughter has no friends and it's like a stigma

My daughter has no friends and I don’t know why

My name is Rebecca, and I’m the mum of one of “those kids”. The ones who don’t ever seem to fit in with all the other kids at school. My daughter has…

I hate parenting a teenager - confessions from a fed up mum

“I hate parenting a teenager, there, I said it”

Look, I’m going to be completely blunt here and you’ll probably hate me almost as much as I hate me, but I hate parenting a teenager, and I have two of them.…

Unparenting - stepping back so the kids can show us they're alright

Life got sweeter when I trialled unparenting

“Not everything is a teachable moment,” my son growled at me from the back of the car. “You know you can stop parenting all the time, don’t you? You could try… unparenting!”…

Overcoming exam anxiety

How to overcome exam anxiety and thrive

Do you feel like your mind freezes during exams? Do you find yourself thinking “I really can’t do this”? Does your heart race fast or do you find it hard to breathe…

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