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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.
A mum has asked me for suggestions about what might be helpful. Her three year old WON’T wee in the toilet.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome to DAY FIVE of the Koemba Valentine’s ‘Loving Your Child’ series by Val Mullally.
When communities have been ransacked in the UK riots, it makes sense they want change. David Lammy, Tottenham Labour MP, ‘partly blames anti smacking law’. Val Mullally, CEO of Koemba and Parent Coach trainer, comments on the issue of smacking.
‘How do I give my twelve year old freedom but also keep an eye on her without her thinking that I don’t trust her?’
Parent Coach Val Mullally replies:
I think if I had the conclusive answer on that one I’d have the mega-million book sales. But what I do know is that I would have done differently if I’d known when my kids were in their teens what I know now.
Here’s some key insights to meeting her needs and yours.
How to have a Happy Christmas, despite freezing financial conditions or the risk of family conflict. In this final Christmas letter Santa, Mrs Claus and PercyPostElf share a few words to encourage every parent during the festive season.
My daughter has never failed at anything. She’s extremely bright; everything seems easy to her. I worry about what will happen when she takes more challenging classes. How will she handle it if she finds something that is not so easy for her?
Even positive labels like ‘good girl’ can be unhelpful for our children. Val Mullally discusses the dangers of labelling our children.
A Young Mother’s Experience: I was aware that something was wrong when Hannah was 24 hours old. On being discharged from the hospital we had been given a checklist of symptoms that required immediate contact with the hospital. In the past 6 hours Hannah’s nappies had become offensive to anyone with a nose in the surrounding neighbourhood! Following the hospital’s instructions we made contact.