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The Parent & Teen Toolbox

Jan 26, 2021

So many children are battling to control their BIG emotions, and I am seeing so many parents struggling to help them. Many of those parents lucky enough to avail of the support services, are saying what is offered is not sufficient; and yet many families are not being offered support at all.


Kids are often labeled as...

Jan 19, 2021

In this episode, I offer 10 ways for dealing with stroppy teenagers!

“I feel like I am treading on eggshells.”

“My daughter has morphed into a teenager.”

“All I get is eye-rolling and door slamming.”

Sound familiar?

Clashing heads with your teenager is a rite of passage - but is doesn’t have to be...

Jan 12, 2021

In this episode, I offer 22 ways to Beat the Homeschooling Blues!

“My kid’s education is way out of my league”

“I don’t even understand what they are learning - let alone being able to help them!”

Rest assured - it is not your responsibility to educate your children.
At best - but are facilitating their...

Jan 5, 2021

The date has changed - but in many respects, we are still stuck with the same rubbish from 2020.

What can we look forward to?
How can we plan for a brighter future?


2020 has taught me many things - both as a parent and an individual.


I am NOT running into 2021 with the “Up and At ‘em” approach. I am taking...