Sep 2017

Sex and my teen…. the elephant in the room

  So, your 16-year-old daughter wants to have her boyfriend over for a sleepover? It can be doing difficult to navigate sexuality and intimacy with teens of this generation as this ” hook up ” mentality leaves us parents feeling that teens are far too gung ho and blaze about sex and that they don’t give…

Sep 2017

Things I wish Mum had told me….

   Investing in resilience talk with your kids    We all can recognise gaps in our psychological nurturing as children, just as our parents recognise the gaps in theirs and, hopefully, breaking that chain of repetition becomes part of our new parenting permutation. We never fully get there. Sometimes  we slip back into the behaviours…