Understanding emotions

what influences self-esteem

Understand what influences your child’s self-esteem

Caring for children within our incredibly busy, ever-changing lives, is rarely easy at the best of times. Our own exhaustion and stress can add to the invisible pressures placed on our families, especially if we try to live up to some social media representation of perfection. But when we can understand the influences on our children’s self-esteem, we are far better placed to nurture it.

why is my child reacting like that? spotlight on tough emotions

Why is my child reacting like THAT? Spotlight on tough emotions

Helping your child to manage their emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials Have you ever found yourself asking “Why is my child reacting like that?” As we turn a spotlight on tough emotions, know that every child responds differently when confronted with an emotional situation.  And it all takes experience and …

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Embracing emotions

Embracing all your child’s emotions – even more dramatic ones

Feeling our Emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials From birth your child is experiencing and expressing their emotions. They will be showing anger and outrage at being allowed to feel hunger. And moments later, joy and happiness as they nuzzle into your warmth gazing up into your smiling face.  The need …

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does home feel more battleground than place of peaceful harmony?

Turning home from battleground to place of peaceful harmony

raising children with calm serenity From the What Every Parent Needs to Know set of talks and materials Does home feel more battleground than place of peaceful harmony? If you want to raise your child with clam serenity, first you need to understand them. And I mean really understand them – not be swayed by …

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Science of emotions

How to understand the science behind your child’s emotions

The science of Emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials Think back to the last time you had to wait weeks for a test result.  Or were eagerly awaiting a holiday… but needed to board a plain when you are petrified of flying.  Sometimes our emotions get the better of all of us. …

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