You do it with good intentions - you want them to grow up to be polite and not to hurt others. But when you force your child to say sorry, you're not actually teaching them the lesson you want them to learn.Read More
Chances are you're doing a much better job of being a mum than you think you are. But there's also a chance that when you think you're not doing so well, you're actually doing great.Read More
Punishments and consequences tend to be the 'go to' options for correcting behaviour we don't like to see, but these are often handed out in anger and generally don't have the desired effect. In this post, Nneka looks at why this is and gives some ideas - and questions - that you might want to consider instead.Read More
It can be so easy to respond to children without really thinking about the response we're giving. But when we do that, the messages we send can be unintentionally detrimental.Read More
When our children push our buttons can be hard to find our empathy and stay connected. It can also be difficult to acknowledge our own feelings about how we behave under pressure. Claire provides some food for thought and a little of the science behind the behaviour.Read More
In this day and age, there seems to be a focus on material wealth. How can we support our children to think further than the latest Xbox game?
Nneka has some ideas that might be able to help.Read More