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Back to school

Back to school again - already…?  As every year, it seems that the summer has just flown by! And every year, this is a time of conflicting emotions. It is a new beginning, a new chance and opportunity to do better, to meet new people and learn, but it is also a...

Sandwich, anyone?

Are you caught in the middle? If you are caring for your teens or young adult children and also your ageing parents - welcome to the sandwich generation! Funny name aside, there is nothing funny about this situation. You are caught between the generation that...

How to cope with parental burnout

The Why, How and What of Parenting Burnout Parenting burnout is a sneaky thing – it creeps up on you over time and makes you feel useless, guilty and alone. It has been a busy time for our family due to normal stuff like exams, but also our impending move home has...

How to communicate with teens

Inside voices Do you find yourself nagging, shouting, ordering or sometimes begging your teenager to do things, and that’s the only way you communicate? Is your outside shouty voice the one you use the most often? When was the last time you had a proper two-way...