Just stay real – parenting under pressure

Just stay real – parenting under pressure

“I’ve been told that to support my autistic child I have to stay calm…. I tried to be calm but I wasn’t.  And my child knew – they said Mum are you really calm or pretending to be calm?”.   I’m in a session with one of the magnificent Mums in my coaching...
Feeling Overwhelmed? Try This…

Feeling Overwhelmed? Try This…

Many of the parents I speak to, give themselves a hard time for feeling overwhelmed.   Overwhelm is simply feedback from the body that there is too much going on.   It’s often fuelled by a murky concoction of exhaustion, guilt from the past and worry about...
Reframing school ‘refusal’

Reframing school ‘refusal’

A shout out to all the parents whose kids are having a tough time getting to, or staying at school.   When school is going well, it can be a great source of happiness and connection.   When it’s not, it can a huge source of stress for the whole family.   If your...
Parents and Carers are not robots

Parents and Carers are not robots

People often ask me why I focus on supporting parents and carers of children with disabilities rather than the kids.   I’ve had a fire in my belly about this for years.   My answer usually depends on how long you’re willing to listen.   Put simply:   It’s because...

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