Tag: Advice

Teen meltdown - a strategy to stop a tantrum in its tracks

A strategy to stop a teen meltdown in its tracks

My son is the master of the teen meltdown. To be honest, he was also a master of the toddler meltdown, the preschooler meltdown and the beware-of-the-10-year-old-boy meltdown. You could say he’s…

What parents could have done differently

40+ things adults wish their parents had done differently

AskReddit is often a good read for vox-pop type discussions. Someone asks a question and everyone opens up. I recently came across a thread about what people wish their parents had done…

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…

It's okay to really hate parenting sometimes

Don’t feel bad if you hate parenting sometimes

I completely dropped my parenting bundle one morning as we scrambled to get ready for school photo day. If school photo day isn’t a reason for a mum to hate parenting, I…

TED Talks for parenting teens #tedtalks #parentingteens #parenting

16 powerful TED talks for parenting teens

I’ve watched 100s of inspiring TED Talks and I’ve chosen these ones as being the best TED Talks for parenting teens. It is so, so easy to lose our way when the…

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