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Asking for help, crying, It's ok to not be ok

Why I Love and Encourage Crying

The other day I allowed myself a full on ugly cry. A good friend messaged me with a generic ‘hey, how are you?’ and I hit the call button knowing what was coming and actually craving the release. Some words were spilling out as I tried to make sense of how I felt. I had… Continue reading Why I Love and Encourage Crying

Bored Kids, Family Problems, Guilt, Parenting, Screentime

How To Stop Battles Over Technology Time

I used to dread calling time on technology, especially after a particularly tiring or stressful day. I remember thinking 'I'd rather eat my own head than have a battle with the kids over turning off their chosen entertainment'. Ridiculous as that sounds, I know it's a daily battle for some parents. More so as, at… Continue reading How To Stop Battles Over Technology Time

Anxiety, Fear and Worry, stress, Unhelpful Feelings

Are You Feeling Anxious About The Current Situation? … Here’s some help.

I've experienced very few down moments throughout this exceptional time in our history. I'm enjoying my new role as Teacher and also the opportunity to slow down and appreciate what I've got. Rewind a few years and this would not have been the case. During my short affair with anxiety I learned some life lasting… Continue reading Are You Feeling Anxious About The Current Situation? … Here’s some help.

Anxiety, Asking for help, Bored Kids, Choices, Conflicting Advice, Empowering, Home Schooling, Life challenges, Lockdown, Motivation, planning, Unhelpful Feelings

Top Tips for Parents; Home Schooling and The Lockdown

You adsfYou I'm now into day 6 of being on total lock down in Spain. What does that mean? It means I haven't left the house/garden even though there are listed reasons I could leave i.e. going to buy food or medicines. I've never home schooled and whilst Im used to 11 weeks off in… Continue reading Top Tips for Parents; Home Schooling and The Lockdown

Choices, Coaching, communication, Decisions, Empowering, Family Problems, Making a decision, Parenting, Questioning

The Most Empowering Way To Talk To Your Kids- Questions, questions, questions….

My friends and family have been telling me for ages I should blog about this topic... what better time to do it when most people are spending a lot more time at home with their families. Firstly let's look at some facts (I like facts!). Most people don't like being told what to do, I… Continue reading The Most Empowering Way To Talk To Your Kids- Questions, questions, questions….