Tag: Stephanie Parker

Why Mother’s Day Means So Much…

Feelings that come up on Mother’s day often stem from a deeper and almost forgotten place… I don’t know about you but I was full of feelings when I woke up on Mother’s day. I

Help kids cope with stress and build resilience

Helping Kids Face Stress and Build Resilience

Sometimes the things our children experience can feel really life or death for them, and their upset can trigger us. We might immediately move into fix the situation, to ease their stress and make things

Learning To Cope With My Baby’s Crying

Several years before becoming a Mum I went to stay with a dear friend who had recently given birth. When her baby was crying at times when she wasn’t hungry or cold or wet, she

How to Set Limits with Laughter

A Guest Post by Stephanie Parker My daughter is about to turn nine and I’ve been thinking recently that I’d like her to do more around the house. I haven’t spent enough time making this

Getting A Handle on Holiday Stress

We all know the festive season from Thanksgiving through to New Year is supposed to be a time of joy, but often by October holiday stress already has many of us stressed, particularly if last

Mothers Get Separation Anxiety Too

This morning I led a workshop about helping children heal from separation anxiety. It felt a little ironic to me since lately I’ve been the one experiencing separation anxiety.  After using the Hand In Hand

Listening Partnerships Transform My Past

I’ve found the last week quite hard. It could be the transition from having my partner around every day over Christmas and New year to being alone again with my daughter. The weather’s been wet

How I Released My Fear of The Dentist

As I was crying the pain began to release in my tooth and by the end I didn’t feel any pain at all. The next day it was also better but it was apparent I still needed to go to the dentist because the tooth needed attention.

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