Category: Parenting Advice


overwhelming

When parenting gets overwhelming

  As we all know, parenting is the most challenging, overwhelming and tiring job. Every step we take will, in some way, form our children, leaving an imprint on their futures. Even as I sit here trying to write, my children distract and disturb me every three minutes…   ‘Did I eat enough?’ ‘Can I […]

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Mindfulness for kids

  Life creeps up on us and can take us on a roller-coaster of chores, jobs, tasks, responsibilities and errands. Each day we try and pack more and more into every single hour. Endless lists needing to be worked off. Multitasking helps us cut corners timewise but the downside is that we cannot give our […]

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Back to school

  As parents receive word regarding the reopening of schools, and little ones start to return to school, emotions remain mixed and uncertainty prevails. While some parents are overly (and understandably) delighted to get their children back out into school where they can continue to learn at the hands of a trained professional and not […]

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Moulding our future

As parents, it is crucial that we tackle the systemic racism ingrained in our (global) society. Turning a blind eye is no longer acceptable and action needs to be taken. Teaching our children about racism is vital. Brushing the topic of racism under the carpet creates the illusion that racism and races don’t exist. You […]

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The end of home schooling, almost

As the summer nears, so ends the last school term. Covid-19 restrictions have taken their toll on all the citizens of Ireland and we all deserve to be proud of the efforts we have made to keep Ireland safe, however grand or small. That said, it has been particularly challenging for parents with school-going children. […]

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Home-school Challenges

Every single parent in Ireland is struggling with the lack of childcare. That said, the even bigger challenge seems to be home-schooling our children. When having children, never did we imagine that we would be home-schooling. Parents aren’t trained in teaching. We have no degree or even the faintest idea. Parents are feeling a tremendous […]

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(K)now yourself

(K)now yourself

We’ve all been there. You find yourself getting overwhelmed with frustration, or in some cases anger, pacing up and down. There are certain topics that, before you know it, always end up in an argument. We never plan for this to happen, but it takes over without you realising. […]

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