school holiday ideas :)

My children broke up this holiday only days before Christmas, this meant that we have a long time between the whole Christmas New Year buzz and school going back. This can feel like a bit of a drag after the hype of Christmas, without mentioning the expense involved meaning the last thing you want to […]

Why do I take a holistic approach to parenting?

That’s easy, I have many professional qualifications that enable me to practise traditional parent coaching methods however I have three children all of which have had their personal struggles and I wanted to take a new approach. I wanted to look at new ways of working especially when it came to some more complex sleep […]

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm but why?

Using Parent Coaches is finally becoming more of the norm. Why? It’s easy. If you wanted to improve your fitness, you would hire a personal trainer. If you wanted to learn new recipes you would join a class or buy a book. If you needed help with your animal’s behaviour, you would hire an animal […]

Natural Remedies, Yes or No?

How many of you have considered using a natural therapy or natural medication? I have been surprised by the number of people I have spoken with recently who have or who would love to find out more about natural alternatives, this got me thinking. A while ago I did some training in using homeopathy and […]

Back to school chaos!

So I haven’t written in ages due to the summer and kids being home, so before I get back into it properly here is a bit of a round up of my summer.

The Technology Challenge.

After speaking with lots of families recently one thing is clear, our lives are getting busier and more technology dependent.

So how does this impact on our families?

Scotland and Sensory Processing.

I could go on and on but to see my son changing before my eyes due to this seeming simple adaptation was so emotional and shocking at the effect it had, it was like sitting with a different child next to me at times the way he reacted and interacted, I was a very emotional Mum much to his total embarrassment.

What is in your child’s skincare?

So I started chatting to a few people who worked within the health and wellness industry and also a selection of parents to compare notes. What I found was a pattern which was shocking.

Sleep and being a parent!

Sleep…..its one word that means so many different things once your a parent. It is no longer what you do all Sunday morning after a late Saturday night, it becomes what can control your life. From daytime naps to restless nights, to getting your teenager to bed on time, sleep is on every parents mind.

Is My Toddler Eating Right?

Trying to get your toddler to eat properly can be a minefield and just as you think they are starting to become less fussy it all changes!