One of the best things we can do as parents is helping our teens feel empowered. It isn’t easy if you already have a teen that is feeling depressed, anxious or despondent but never be afraid to as for help from your GP or local services. For me, empowering teens begins long before they reach… Read More How To Help Empower Your Teen
For adults and children alike, grieving is an important part of accepting that a loved one has died or parents are separating or divorcing, dealing with difficult feelings, and saying goodbye. For kids, having a caring adult who will guide them through this process can create an opportunity for growth and transformation. It can build… Read More Helping your child deal with grief.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disability that affects the development of the brain in areas of social interaction and communication and appears to have a wide spectrum. This just means that the symptoms and characteristics of autism can present themselves in a wide variety of combinations and can range… Read More Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): What is it, diagnosis and how to help your child?
Kids use technology from an ever-increasing young age, most will be using devices by the age of 4 and will have their lives documented in pictures from birth. never before has there been such a need for parents to keep kids safe. Keeping your family safe online is an ever-increasing worry and battle for parents as… Read More 20 Tips For Parents: Keeping Your Family Safe Online
I’ve been asked by a mother this week about what happens when you go to 3rd level (PLC, college and university ) if you have a disability and how to access services. I’m sure there are many others out there who wish to know this answer not just for themselves but also for their children… Read More Accessing 3rd Level with a Disability. College/University/PLC courses
Divorce and separation can be very difficult for all those concerned but imagine being kids during this time. They don’t get a say, they don’t get to have all the information we as adults do. It’s hard enough for the adults concerned but for children, it can be extremely hard when your parents decide to split,… Read More Kids and Divorce. What can you do to help your children during separation and divorce?