Last week we discussed what Domestic Violence is and that it covers more than just physical abuse – emotional, financial and sexual abuse – it doesn’t care what level of education you have, nor how much money you have, your sexual orientation or gender. You can read that blog here. Today’s blog will discuss what your… Read More Domestic Violence: What to do If I want to leave? How to help a friend?
Most people still find it difficult to talk about domestic violence but we have to in order to help, educate and raise the discussion about it in order to end domestic violence forever. Domestic violence never just affects one person, it also impacts the children of the relationship, their family or friends. So what is… Read More Domestic Violence: What is it?
Having a child diagnosed with a disability can be devastating on a family, but with information, the correct diagnoses and getting the right help things can start to look up and you begin to believe that your child has a future ahead. Remember information and reaching out and asking for help is empowerment for you and… Read More Recognising General Learning Disabilities
I’m not going to lie, it is very hard to find time for yourself as a parent, particularly when you have a baby or toddler. It does get a bit easier the older they get, you can take some time for yourself and as a couple. Research tells us that parents need about 20 minutes a day… Read More 18 Ideas To Help You Finding Time As A Parent.
How can we set our teens up for success in life? By teaching them how to set goals, be organised and manage their time better. These skills will help teens improve their self-confidence and motivation while in school but it will also give them some great skills for college, work and life in general. Mindset,… Read More The keys to success for teens
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