My child has seen some age inappropriate things on the internet! What do I do?

Being a parent is ridden with a lot of guilt and regret over all the things you have done wrong. You have multiple roles to fulfill as a parent; from mentor to role model, from disciplinarian to worrier, from policing to motivator and many others. Wearing so many hats while trying to balance the whole…

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How do I help my child when she is feeling sad and low?

Its amazing how quickly we run to rescue our child, whether it be a physical injury or an emotional trauma. Any mother who sees her child crying after he/she has fallen or hurt himself/herself finds her own eyes well up in tears. As a mother when my children have been bruised or hurt I have…

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I ‘suspect’ my daughter is conscious of her weight

Parents are always concerned about their child, which is normal. Parents’ worry about their child’s safety, health, and education, personal development the list is endless. It only becomes an issue when the worrying crosses into the realm of suspicion or imagination. Given that we have fewer children these days per family parents want the best…

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How do I help my child deal with teasing and not get angry and upset?

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I failed as a coach…..

…to show this father how coaching had helped his son. Last Saturday I faced a rather frustrated and dissatisfied father of a teen son. He had prior to the session sent me an email reminding me about the issues he had wanted me to address while coaching his son. So I invited him for the…

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How do I stop being a NAG (mother)?

After coaching children and parents for over five years there is literally nothing in the parenting sphere that surprises me. However there are many things I have learnt as a parent not to do. And today I want to talk about a subject that most mothers specifically, are guilty of. Apologies if this does not…

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