September 2021

Lockdown pressures

If the pressures of lockdown didn’t bring out your best parenting self, understand the importance of ‘repair’.   Lockdown has been tough and way way tougher for our Auckland crew.  I was going to write a blog on ideas to help our parents get through but, you know what? Everyone did their best and all the …

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“My 3 and half year old has suddenly started hitting out at her little brother. We’ve tried time out but it’s getting worse not better”.

So hard!! We always want our kids to get on but the birth of a new sibling is often a mixture of both happiness and stress for older children.  This odd mix of love and annoyance is likely to persist in different ways throughout their relationship, so helping support them with their more negative feelings …

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