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HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD ?

How can Mums help? Supporting someone who self harms can be very difficult and challenging, more so when it’s your child- that  precious little bundle you brought home and promised with all your heart to look after no matter what. Witnessing your … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg

  5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg.

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Conflict and Brain Development

As we have looked at the subject of Conflict, we have noted that teenagers are still learning. This is a strange concept to some parents as we feel we have been teaching them our values and expectations forever! However we … Continue reading

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CONFLICT AFTERMATH

Tips for dealing with conflict aftermath Be ready. Think about how your teen will react and how you will manage your own feelings. Sometimes we know how our teen will react but we forget to check up on our own … Continue reading

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Tips for Dealing with Conflict

Be Prepared!   ” Fools dive in where Angels fear to tread” Never try to deal with conflict when you and your teen are feeling upset or angry. Wait until you feel calm instead. It is always best to be prepared.  … Continue reading

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Don’t understand Self Harm ?

This video is so helpful to both Mums/supporters and those who suffer with Self Harm. Why not take a few minutes, find a quiet space and listen to a message of HOPE today.      Remember – Don’t go through … Continue reading

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Adoption and The Identity Hunt

The Identity Hunt. This article was written by a lady who I have shared my heart with a few times now. My own daughter was adopted and went through terrible trauma in her adolescent years. Eventually she was given post-adoption … Continue reading

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Building Resilience – Key Messages

Key messages for building resilience You can build up resilience by communicating some key messages to your child Life is mainly good, but now and then everyone has a difficult or unhappy time. This is normal. Things nearly always get better, … Continue reading

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Delay Distract Decide

Helpful if your son/daughter wants to overcome self-harm but feels trapped.

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Have I failed as a Mum ?

Maybe you feel like a failure as a mother? Sadly lots of Mums I meet tell me this is how they feel. A word of wisdom here! Beware False Guilt! Mums are very good at heaping all the blame onto … Continue reading

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