How emotions effect your child’s behaviour and keep you feeling exhausted!

Nine years ago my eldest son was 1 and I felt like I was drowning in a sea of exhaustion, hazy sleep deprivation and neglecting my self. My life seemed to have been taken over by breastfeeding, cooking, cleaning, laundry, nappies, toilet training and a relentless toddler who seemed to need more and more of me to … Continue reading How emotions effect your child’s behaviour and keep you feeling exhausted!

🥪Why your child has a tantrum when you cut his sandwich the wrong way and how to solve to REAL issue behind this

Tantrums, along with many other challenging (but super common!) behaviours like defiance/ attention seeking/ uncooperativeness/ waking multiple times per night/ hitting etc, are really just the tip of the ICEBERG. In this article I want to look at WHY these behaviours come up and what’s really going on below the surface. Visualise an iceberg for … Continue reading 🥪Why your child has a tantrum when you cut his sandwich the wrong way and how to solve to REAL issue behind this

3 steps to keeping your calm with tantrums

Step 1) Conscious parenting really starts with you becoming conscious of your own emotions. You can’t expect to respond to your child’s big feelings with calm and compassion if you’re wandering around in an unconscious fog yourself 🤷🏼‍♀️. If you are cut off or numb to your own emotions it is almost impossible to mirror … Continue reading 3 steps to keeping your calm with tantrums