Dealing with back talk

Dealing with back talk

‘I hate you!’, ‘You don’t love me!’, ‘You love Sam more than me!’, ‘You are such a bad parent!’, ‘Get out of my face!’, ‘You only think about yourself!’. These are just some of the phrases we might hear from our kids when they talk back at us. Any of these ring a bell...
Leaving Home..

Leaving Home..

I was ready for you to go, I thought. Home was too small for us both. Nature made you this way, so it’s easier to let you fly. The time had come. I waited with longing. Suddenly the moment was too near. We bought new stuff, we packed the car, we drove off, you got...
Please don’t judge me – I’m just a parent

Please don’t judge me – I’m just a parent

Don’t judge Today I saw a man out walking with his two children. He looked like he was tired, stressed, sad or angry; or maybe all of those things and more. The kids were talking, asking, begging and nagging; it was all going on! Then all of a sudden the dad...
Single parent- tips for juggling work and family

Single parent- tips for juggling work and family

How to juggle solo parenting and work life Being a single parent while working at the same time can be really tough. Worries about balancing work and family life, maybe financial challenges and career fulfilment can add a lot of extra stress to our daily life. But add...