Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Your Child

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Your Child

Parenting is a journey filled with joy, challenges, and the opportunity for profound emotional connections with your child. Cultivating emotional intelligence is a key aspect of raising resilient, empathetic, and socially adept individuals but even the most emotionally intelligent parents can find themselves losing their cool at times. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance […]

Navigating Barriers to Nutritious Kids Lunch Boxes

Navigating Barriers to Nutritious Kids' Lunch Boxes

As parents, ensuring your children receive the right nutrition is a top priority. The food choices we make for our kids can significantly impact their physical health, cognitive development, and overall well-being. But what happens when you have a picky eater or one of the other barriers that exist to make this more difficult to […]

Navigating Friendship Struggles with your Tween

Navigating Friendship Struggles with your Tween

Navigating friendship struggles with a tween can be a complex journey. As they transition through this critical phase of development, their social circles expand, friendships evolve, and conflicts become a part of their experience. Understanding and supporting them through these struggles is crucial. Let’s explore some effective ways to handle friendship issues with your tween.  […]

The Mental Load

Mental Load

By Emma Atkinson, Midwife Is this phrase something you have heard of? Mental load which includes emotional labour, is the invisible labour and brain effort made to manage a household, family, employment and relationships. It is the preparing, organising, anticipating, planning work needed to keep life running smoothly. This is an important concept to understand […]

Attachment Parenting

mother holding baby in sling

By Emma Atkinson, Midwife Attachment parenting sounded to me like a nightmare, as a parent who struggled with the new skills I was learning and felt “touched out” and overwhelmed a lot of the time. It seemed like an idea that was telling me to always be holding my child and never having the space […]