Tag Archives: Children Youth and Family

Why does my teenager never listen to me?!

“Learn to listen to hear rather than listen to reply” Now, therein lies my problem, I am basically quite an impatient person and often interrupt conversations because I’m bored or want the person to get the point or, reluctantly admit, … Continue reading

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Free to be me…! a workshop for mums

“Free to be me…!” is a workshop for mums  on Saturday 4 October, 9:30 AM-1 PM in Ruishton. This workshop is for all busy mums of children at any age who spend their time juggling their own lives as well as … Continue reading

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For mums, it is the small things in life…

Thank goodness the new school bag arrived this morning, I now have one happy teenage daughter who is now looking forward to going back to school so she can show it off to her friends. I would say it was … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!

As a working mum with teenage daughters relaxing, enjoyable family holidays are essential! I don’t want a miserable or stressful family holiday so I tried to prevent issues before they happen to make sure that we all have a great … Continue reading

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Let’s do something different for parents of teenagers

I love being part of a Ladies Business Action Group, we all have small start-up businesses and meet once a month on the Blackdown Hills. I look forward to it every month, but why? These ladies are so encouraging, every … Continue reading

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As parents of pre-teens and teenagers, what are your biggest issues?

I am now planning my next few workshops, they are going to be on Saturdays from September so I want to make sure I deal with the issues and challenges you find the hardest, so please let me know. Thanks!

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What parents said about my Building Resilient Teenager’s workshop….

When I asked the parents who came along last Saturday what they would say to others about the workshop, they wrote: • Excellent! You can’t afford to miss this workshop, it will give you more confidence in parenting teenagers • … Continue reading

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Thank you Western Daily Press!

I’m very grateful to the Western Daily Press for including this information about my Building Resilient Teenagers workshop 1 February in Ruishton Village Hall, Ruishton, Taunton from 9:30 AM-4 PM: http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/West-mother-reveal-mysteries-teenage-brain/story-20425481-detail/story.html Thank you to everyone who was already booked their … Continue reading

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Letting your children go… why is it so hard!

Yesterday we dropped Sophie off at University, she wants to be a teacher, it is all she has wanted to do since she was 5 years old and I hope she will be an amazing teacher. Over the last 4 … Continue reading

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The Questionnaire for parents of all pre-teens and teenagers!

I want to find out more about the concerns and issues parents have, so, if you are a parent of a pre-teen or teenager can you please complete this questionnaire. I will be using the results to develop courses which … Continue reading

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