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How to not let your child’s tantrums trigger you

How to not let your child’s tantrums trigger you

When you want to be holding space for your child's feelings but you get triggered it can feel so disheartening.  In this video I take you through my approach to building your skill set and handling your triggers so that you can be a more reliable safe space for...

When to intervene and help a frustrated child and when not to

When to intervene and help a frustrated child and when not to

When our kids get frustrated by things like puzzles, putting on shoes or playing games when should we intervene and help and when should we let them calm down first? In this video I take you through when not to help, when to help and HOW to help....

Handling tantrums when they don’t want to get in the car

Handling tantrums when they don’t want to get in the car

When our kids don't want to get in the car and then tantrum it can be really stressful to handle. In this video I take you through the step by step of what to do to make this easier on you and them. https://youtu.be/QTq1tpUHL2U If you'd like to improve your skills in...

How to stop having your own tantrum in response to theirs

How to stop having your own tantrum in response to theirs

If you would like to stop having your own tantrum when your child has one, this video is for you. I promise not to recommend deep breathing! https://youtu.be/4vd6-N2A8kc If you'd like to build these skill sets, join us in Confident, Connected Parenting. This course...

Helping your child accept a no without tantrumming

Helping your child accept a no without tantrumming

Does a simple no cause your child to have a tantrum? In this video I take you through what to do to help your child be ok with a no. https://youtu.be/CNO8aWn7NTE If you'd like to build the skills to help them calm down when they do tantrum, grab my webinar Supporting...

Your parenting isn’t causing your child to hit you

Your parenting isn’t causing your child to hit you

So many parents get told they wouldn't hit you if you were stricter with them. While you might know that this isn't true, it can be easy to doubt yourself when your child hits only you, not their other parent or siblings or friends. But even then, it's still not a...

Are your kids ANGELS for everyone else and save their tantrums for you?

Are your kids ANGELS for everyone else and save their tantrums for you?

An old school parenting perspective would say you're too soft on them, which we know is just not true. The more modern perspective would say you're their safe space and you should be happy about that....... except it's REALLY draining!!! In this video I talk about how...

Three ways to handle your kids refusing to clean up

Three ways to handle your kids refusing to clean up

There are very few kids that never have an issue with cleaning up! If your kids are struggling with it, this video will give you three of the key strategies to make it easier: 1) Being clear with why they need to clean up 2) Using natural consequences (and some hints...

What if you don’t have enough time for quality time with your kids?

What if you don’t have enough time for quality time with your kids?

There are so many different sets of rules about what is enough quality time with your kids and sometimes all challenging behaviour is put down to not enough quality time. But what if your schedule is under pressure and you don't feel like you have "enough" time for...

What to do when rewards don’t motivate your kids

What to do when rewards don’t motivate your kids

Have you wondered what you can motivate your child with when rewards aren't working? In our culture we use rewards to get people to do things that they don't already want to do. For our kids, we will use sticker charts, "we can go to the park if we xyz first". A...

What does it really mean when your kid says she hates you?

What does it really mean when your kid says she hates you?

Are you worried that it's not just an outburst but maybe a sign that you're failing as a parent? This video will take you through what it really means (spoiler: you're NOT failing) and how to handle it well. If you'd like to talk about how I could help you recognise...