60 ways to help your child sleep
Fed up with your child not sleeping? Here are 60 ways to help your child go to sleep happily, and sleep in their bed all night.
My teenager is rude and disrespectful. What can I do?
Here are 11 steps to take if your teenager is defiant, rude, argumentative, pushing boundaries, and getting into trouble at school.
Tips for working parents
Are you feeling frustrated and guilty as a working parent? Here are practical tips to help you create a healthy work life balance and enjoy your child.
As a Child of Divorced Parents – what I want…
If you divorce, what would your child want? Learn what your child needs you to do, so they can survive and thrive after your divorce.
How to Keep the Children Entertained
Is your child bored? Do you need to entertain them? Here is a whole list of ideas for indoor and outdoor fun to keep your little one happy and occupied.
How to help your child prepare for University
If your child is going to University, here are lots of practical ideas and suggestions to set your teenager up for a successful start to Uni life.
A step by step approach to resolving conflict for family harmony
Do you struggle with conflict? Use this ‘resolving conflict worksheet’ to plan a difficult discussion with your spouse, partner or teenager for the best possible outcome.
Parenting skills for Black and Ethnic Minority parents
How a lottery-funded parenting course in Crawley managed to attract and retain black and ethnic minority mums and dads with huge success.
41 things you can do if your teenager steals from you
Is your teenager stealing? Here are 41 practical ideas and strategies to tackle the stealing and help your teen learn to be honest and trustworthy.
27 Tips on How to Reduce your Children’s Screen Time
Fed up with your child on the computer or mobile? Find out the disadvantages of screen time and learn 27 practical tips and tricks to reduce your child’s screen time.
Is your child’s teacher your ally or enemy?
How can you foster a good relationship with your child’s teacher? And what are the benefits if you do?
Parent 4 Success on the BBC
Getting your baby to sleep can be a trauma. Is controlled crying a good technique to use? Charlie and Louise with Elizabeth O’Shea on BBC Breakfast
Parenting together: Using problem solving to set family rules
Do you have a united front with your partner? No? then follow this step-by-step process to discuss and agree YOUR family rules.
26 ways to communicate better with your child
26 simple-yet-effective ways to talk and listen to your child. To create a close bond and help them feel heard, understood and valued.
In the media
Getting your baby to sleep can be a trauma. Is controlled crying a good technique to use? Charlie and Louise with Elizabeth O’Shea on BBC Breakfast Radio Interviews: BBC Radio 5 Live with Nicky Campbell & Rachel Burden interviewing Elizabeth Radio Five Live – Nicky Campbell & Rachel Burden 14th May 2012 […]
How to stop feeling overwhelmed as a parent
Feeling fed up as a parent? Use these 11 practical steps to help you feel more positive change your perspective on the challenges.
10 Secrets of Helping your Child Make and Keep Friends
Does your child struggle with friendships? Read these top tips and essential strategies to help your child attract and keep good friends.
14 tips for Helping Children with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence will determine your child’s life happiness. But what can you DO AND SAY to help your child handle their own feelings and the feelings of others?
How to teach your child problem solving
Instead of telling your child what to do when they have a problem, teach them the life-skill of finding solutions to their own issues using this process.
Is it true you should never punish a child?
Punishment doesn’t work to change your child’s behaviour long-term. However, find out how ‘natural consequences’ could be the key.
Positive discipline: How to use Time Out effectively
Children sometimes need to calm down. Find out here why the ‘naughty step’ is just another punishment, and how inviting a child to the ‘Chill out Zone’ may be the answer.
When to ignore bad behaviour (and when not to)
Your child will sometimes push you to your limits. Find out when it’s best to ignore poor behaviour, and the ‘trick’ to reinforce good behaviour.
Setting rules and boundaries
What sorts of rules should you have in your family? How should they be worded? And most importantly, how do you get your child to consistently stick to them?
The best rewards to encourage good behaviour
Here’s a great list of fun, meaningful activities to motivate your child to get over the hump of adopting a new rule or routine, that are more effective than a ‘sticker.’