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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

Do you have one of those ‘school angel – house devil’ children driving you mad? Val Mullally chats about, ‘What we mean by ‘good’ and is that really helpful?’

Last edited April 04th 2013

I think we learnt a lot of skills and patience driving those old iron steeds but now it’s great to be able to jump in my car, turn the key in the ignition and expect smooth-running travel to my destination.

Last edited January 11th 2013

‘You’ve just had a melt-down!’ In this article my colleague Patricia Martin Ph.D. discusses strategies for recentering yourself after you’ve disintegrated into a screaming match with your tantruming child.

Last edited June 23rd 2012

‘My child’s become so unreasonable. He used to be placid and easy going. Now he explodes for no reason.’ Perhaps you are like this parent, trying to figure out …

Last edited February 26th 2013

Power struggles or challenging behaviour with your youngster? Guest blogger Marie Reilly shares how she developed a mindful approach to parenting to create effective discipline.

Last edited October 21st 2015