Welcome to my blog with over a hundred articles. These are drawn from my 30 years’ experience raising babies, toddlers, children and teenagers, and 9 years’ working as a parenting coach. For specialist parenting advice and guidance on tackling children’s difficult behaviour or how to be a better parent.

How can you get your child to help around the house? (Video Tips for Raising Children #11)

Fed up doing all the jobs at home? Use these three genius steps to get your child helping around the home and doing their chores consistently and well.

How do you get your toddler into a good bedtime routine? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #11)

Here are three simple steps to get your toddler into a good bedtime routine, and ways to help them remember what to do.

Does your teenager criticise or even hate the way they look? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #10)

Does your teenager have body-image issues? Find out how to talk to your teenager about their looks, help them develop a healthy perspective about their body and boost their self-esteem and confidence.

How do you potty train a toddler without getting stressed? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #10)

Potty training can be a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are fun ways to get your toddler using the potty, and still stay sane!

stop your children being rude at home

Does your child answer you back or speak rudely? Here are three top tips to help your child remember to speak respectfully and politely consistently. So, your home is a happier place to live for everyone

What should you do if your teenager is rude to you? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #9)

Fed up with your teenager being rude and difficult? Use these three great tips to restore respect, tackle rudeness and get your teen to make amends.

How can you get your toddler sleeping again after an illness or holiday? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #9)

If your toddler has started waking again in the night, after an illness or vacation, use these three simple strategies to get them sleeping through the night again.

How can you stop siblings from fighting? (Video Tips for Raising Children #9)

Fed up with your children arguing and fighting? Here are three great ways to help your children get on better and reduce sibling rivalry and arguments.

How should you talk to a teenager about alcohol? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #8)

Worried about your teenager and alcohol? Help them understand the dangers of alcohol, find out their views, and help them find better ways to deal with the frustrations of life.

How do you get your child to go to bed on time and stay there? (Video Tips for Raising Children #7)

How can you get your child to go to bed on time? Follow these three great ways to help your child understand the bedtime routine and follow it. Then stay in their bed all night.

How can you stop your toddler hitting? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #7)

It’s infuriating if your toddler hits you or other people. Three top tips to help your little one learn to keep their hands to themselves.

What can you do if your teenager is bullied? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #7)

Is your teenager being bullied? Follow these three steps to help your teen deal with the bully in the best way possible. Plus, what you should do, and not do, as a parent.