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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Want to know how to get your child to listen to you the first time?

Recently I was approached, by parents of a teenage boy who had just stopped listening to them. Every time the mother would say something he would just cover his ears with his hands! Nothing they said could get him to listen. He had reached a point where whether his parents said something for his benefit…

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Do you as a couple disagree on how to parent your children?

“Just chill its ok for him to eat in front of the TV – don’t be such a stickler all the time!” “You must allow children some down time – you can’t expect them to study all the time.” “So what if he didn’t say hello to your boss – he is just a kid.”…

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I am clueless, my child does not talk about his school day!

So there are some children who get in through the door of the car or their home and there is a ton of information dumped on you, from how their best friend was hurt, who the teacher scolded, who won the trophy and what the naughty boy in class did. These are the parents whose…

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My daughter is away at college and I am always worried about her

Sending your child thousands of miles away to a new country, new college, new ways of living can be daunting for any parent. Parents raise their children having one prayer on their lips – “May my child always be safe and happy.” Children fall down and mum is there to cuddle and dad to apply…

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Wishing everyone a fabulous Valentines month – lets talk relationships!

Given it’s the month of Valentines the flavor and topics for the month will be relationships! Of course there are many facets of relationships and today we are going to discuss the most interesting of them all – Marriage! “What is a marriage? What is a relationship?” Yes, are we all not trying to figure…

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