Why I think social workers should be trained on narcissistic parental abuse

  Firstly let me start by saying I was a social worker and I know that we did not get specific training on narcissism when I trained (2006-2009) nor whilst I was working in child protection (2009-2013).  Having spoken to ex colleagues I have not been informed of any specific training in this area up… Continue reading Why I think social workers should be trained on narcissistic parental abuse

THE IMPACT OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN

According the the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, more than one in four children will experience their parents’ divorce by the age of 16.  Therefore it is important that we learn how best to handle this traumatic process to reduce the negative effects for children.     Most children are naturally resilient and parents living apart will… Continue reading THE IMPACT OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN

Is sex education at 4 years old, too young?

I am very excited to share this post with you from my Guest Author Emma Fitt.  Emma is a mum to two girls who are 5 and 10.  She has her own blog at http://www.emmaandthegirls.com/   I read a post on Facebook this morning, saying the government is going to give sex education to all 4-year-olds,… Continue reading Is sex education at 4 years old, too young?

Introduction To The Law Of Attraction

The Law of Attraction is a universal law.  It will totally change your way of thinking and once you grasp the three basic elements, it will change your life!     I was first introduced to the Law of Attraction (LoA) about 10 years ago when a friend recommended I read “The Secret“.  I had… Continue reading Introduction To The Law Of Attraction

Feeding Tips for 4-5 Year Olds – Start Healthy Habits

Children can be hard to feed at times and with so much choice now available these feeding tips for 4 – 5 year olds should help you to make healthy choices for your family.     Encourage them to eat healthily and make healthy choices The best way to do this is by making good… Continue reading Feeding Tips for 4-5 Year Olds – Start Healthy Habits

Dealing with Anger – Take Control Today

The first step to dealing with anger is to understand the process that goes on.   The Anger Cycle     We all get angry. It’s a natural human emotion. In fact it can be healthy to get angry and it let’s us know that we or someone we care about has been treated unfairly.… Continue reading Dealing with Anger – Take Control Today

Get rid of your children's unwanted behaviour TODAY

Managing children’s unwanted behaviour is all part and parcel of parenting but it can be exhausting.  So if you are sick of living in a war zone and hearing your own voice saying “no”, try this approach today.     Focus on the positives   It can be hard when you are having issues with children… Continue reading Get rid of your children's unwanted behaviour TODAY

Stage Development and Parenting

Psychologists have studied stage development for many years and there are many different theories around how it impacts human development.   Today I want to look at how your own stage development can impact upon your parenting and therefore on your child’s outcomes.   Maslow’s Hierachy of Need In the 1940’s Abraham Maslow developed his… Continue reading Stage Development and Parenting

Time Outs – How And When To Use Them

In today’s Parenting Tips, I am discussing Time Outs and how to use them. Since Super Nanny Jo Frost first appeared on our screens, all parents know about Time Outs.  But in case you are unsure, here is my guide. What is a Time Out? Time out is a corrective consequence used to decrease negative… Continue reading Time Outs – How And When To Use Them