Parenting Techniques

5 Benefits of Lunch and Learn Parenting Coaching Sessions for Employees and Employers

5 Benefits of Lunch and Learn Parenting Coaching Sessions for Employees and Employers

In today’s fast-paced world, juggling work and family life can be a daunting task. For many employees, finding the balance between career advancement and being present for their children is a constant challenge. Recognising this struggle, employers that are offering lunch and learn parenting coaching sessions as part of their employee benefits package are seeing …

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Nurturing Your Emotional Wellbeing: A Guide for Single Parents

Nurturing Your Emotional Wellbeing: A Guide for Single Parents

Being a single parent is undoubtedly a challenging journey. The responsibilities can feel overwhelming, and it’s easy to neglect your own emotional wellbeing while focusing on your child. However, it’s crucial to remember that taking care of yourself is not selfish; it’s a necessity. In this article prepared in line with Emotional Health Week 2024, …

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The importance of self care for new parents: finding balance in the chaos. Taking time for you…

Self Care for New Parents: Finding Balance in the Chaos

Hey New Parents! I’m Natalie, the proud owner of Awesome Botanical, where we craft handmade spa products to bring a touch of luxury into your daily life. Today, I want to share some thoughts on a topic that’s close to my heart – self-care for new parents. As a new mum myself, I understand the …

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Supporting Yourself While Assuming Parenting Roles: A Comprehensive Guide to Maintaining Mental Health

Parental Mental Health Day 2024: Supporting Yourself While Assuming Parenting Roles: A Comprehensive Guide to Maintaining Mental Health

2024 Parental Mental Health Day is focussed on positive relationships. There is a lot of support and advice for parents on maintaining mental health, but it is essential to recognise the significant impact for those that are assuming parenting roles, and the impact that can have on mental health. Whether you are a foster carer, …

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How do I help my child regulate after contact?

How do I help my child regulate after contact?

It is a commonly asked question when in a co-parenting situation – how do I help my child regulate after contact? Whether your relationship with your child’s other parent is positive, negative or neutral; at various points your child may go through phases of being completely dysregulated on their return from contact. This may show …

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Parenting Techniques – Adversarial Stance vs Connection and Collaboration

Connection and collaboration is the key I have been saying ‘If you see a relationship as adversarial, it will be’ for most of my professional life. From the families on my caseload for children’s services, to parents of young people I was supporting in any of the projects I managed. I have said it to …

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