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Are Grandparents making your child obese ? Parent Coach and author Val Mullally discusses how grandparents can help an upset child without resorting to unhealthy comfort foods. How to turn a challenging conversation with the grandparents into an opportunity for connection and appreciation.

Last edited April 30th 2018

Are you worried about your child starting school? Is your child anxious? Accredited Parent Coach Val Mullally discusses how you, as Parent, can help.

Last edited August 31st 2017

We need your help!

We need your help! The Koemba team is doing some research about what parents most need. If you would please take a real quick moment to answer this question …

Last edited April 17th 2013

My Mirror Makes Me Fat

‘I hate my new mirror that makes me look fat. But I’ve realised my other mirror that makes me look skinny also isn’t helpful.’ Val Mullally discusses what this has to do with our children’s behaviour

Last edited June 10th 2014

What can we learn about how NOT to manage anger from the recent outburst on the Late Late Show, concerning the Eurovision contest?

Last edited March 21st 2014

‘I hate you!’

“I can’t believe she said that to me,” exclaimed Jane. “Her little face was bright red. And she was screaming ‘I hate you!’ ‘I hate you!’”

Mary smiled wryly. “I’ve had those outbursts too. .. ‘

Last edited September 17th 2013

Is your child anxious or unhappy about going to school or creche? ‘How do I know if my child is being treated okay?’ Parent Coach Val Mullally shares HOW to listen.

Last edited September 02nd 2017

There’s so much pressure upon Parents to ‘do it right’ – to be ‘good’ parents. But who decides what ‘good’ is? And is that what your family needs? Discover more in this article by Val Mullally.

Last edited April 08th 2013