How to find time for me when the kids aren’t at school

Parenthood is demanding. Juggling life, work, friends, family and trying to carve out a few minutes a week just for you. It can all seem like an impossible task. Often what gets neglected is time for you. And a little self care is often overshadowed by the constant list of chores, playdates and dinners.  JustContinue reading “How to find time for me when the kids aren’t at school”

I don’t enjoy being a mum like I thought I would. What can I do?

Most people have an idea of what they think parenthood will look like. And it was probably a lot less frustrating, messy and tiring. In reality, every mum will go through hard times, every mum will struggle and many will wonder why they don’t enjoy parenthood the way they expected to. Whether you’re a seasoned mumContinue reading “I don’t enjoy being a mum like I thought I would. What can I do?”

How to stay calm when your kids won’t listen

Have you been there? You’ve asked your little one to get their shoes on. The second time you asked, you were still relatively calm. By the third time you’re starting to feel a bit annoyed. And when you had to ask the fourth time, you lost every ounce of patience you had. And shouty mama cameContinue reading “How to stay calm when your kids won’t listen”

How to talk to your child about death & dying

It’s tempting to try and avoid the topic of death with our children as even for us adults death can be overwhelming and difficult to talk about. Many parents think that talking about death might scare or upset their children or they just aren’t clear on how to go about having this kind of sensitiveContinue reading “How to talk to your child about death & dying”

Breaking free from the constraints of your past

This is a blog about how CBT works to help you improve the way you feel (wrapped up in a story about watermelons).. Have you heard of square watermelons?! These are your bog-standard round watermelons that have been grown within a glass box. This was a trend started in Japan and as the watermelon grows,Continue reading “Breaking free from the constraints of your past”