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How to help your child overcome perfectionism

Helping your child overcome perfectionism

Do you think your child might be a perfectionist? Do they set high standards and then get cranky when they  don’t live up to them? Do they expect a lot from others…

A mother’s day

Wake up and remember. All the things I didn’t do yesterday. All the things I meant to do today. Never done. In leaps the calvary, to save me from myself. Can I…

Parental resilience - how to increase your ability to cope, so you can better help the kids

5 ways to build your parental resilience

Resilience is a hot topic, almost always in the context of our children. But what about parental resilience? It makes sense that resilient parents have a better chance of raising resilient kids.…

Starting your period - 5 books to inform and support

5 good books about starting your period

Can you imagine what it was like starting your period back in the days when nobody talked about periods? Perhaps you would wake in the night to blood-soaked sheets and the thought…

Self-kindness when you are a mum

5 gentle ways to for mums to practise self-kindness

A massive chunk of our role as mums is to be kind. But, while we get very good at treating others well, sometimes we forget to do the same for ourselves. Self-kindness…

The importance of we-time #wetime #couples #parenting

Me-time vs we-time: the fundamental importance of both

I spent my children’s early years craving me-time – it’s what mums do. Amidst the jungle of raising three little kids with big needs, I would raze space for myself. A half…

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