Children can develop anxiety for a variety of reasons. As a parent, it can be hard to know how best to support them. It is important not to become overprotective when children are anxious, otherwise they may not not try to overcome their issues. Equally, parents need to not be too forceful either, children need […]
PODCAST: My child is always hurting me, what can I do?
Listen to Ginny and Clare below and on Spotify and Apple Podcasts so far, as they explore this question further: You may also be interested in: Join Us in the world of Podcasting! and A Parenting Tip for Every Day Of The Month! […]
PODCAST: My children are always fighting, how can I get them to like each other?
Have you two or more children who are not getting along? The good news is this is very normal. Listen to Ginny and Nina below and on Spotify and Apple Podcasts so far, as they discuss more about ‘Sibling Rivalry’ as they share simple tips and strategies which will help to restore peace in your home: […]
PODCAST: My 8 year old keeps falling out with her best friend – should I get involved?
As your child gets older it is only normal and natural to want continue to protect them but does this apply to friendships too? Do you wonder if and when you should get involved? Listen to Ginny and Nina on our Podcast below and on Spotify and Apple Podcasts so far, as they explore this further […]
PODCAST: Why are my children so different from each other?
Do you often wonder why your children are different from each other or from you? Do you have one who shouts “Yes” at exactly the same time as the other says”No!” Listen to Ginny and Hannah on our Podcast which can be listened to below and on Spotify and Apple Podcasts as they explore more […]
PODCAST: Why do I always feel I am failing as a parent?
We know parenting is a tough job! Parents put a lot of pressure on themselves to be perfect. Take a listen to Suzanne and Ginny as they discuss this important question: “Why do I always feel as though I am failing as a parent” this episode can be listened to below and on Spotify and […]
Can you change the mould?
Try this: Fold your arms, now fold them the other way. It’s not so easy is it? Feels a bit uncomfortable and much easier to do it the way you have always done it. Learning new parenting strategies can feel like this sometimes. We have a saying: ‘If you always do what you’ve always […]
At Sharing Parenting we share lots of tips and strategies to support parents/carers and professionals to keep the atmosphere calm and to protect children’s self esteem for now and the future adults they will become. These are only any good if we can remember to use them at the right time (although, none of us […]
Learning through play
Did you know that your child is learning when they are playing? Play teaches so many things – maths and number work, speech and language development, science – how things work and why, learning to share and take turns, colours and matching and so much more. What did YOU play with as a child? WHO […]
How to identify and respond to the need behind the behaviour
It is important to share the people behind the research before we begin. ALFRED ADLER (1870-1937) Alfred Adler was an Austrian psychotherapist working in Vienna at the same time as Freud. He was one of the first psychotherapists who was interested in the relationship between parents and their children and individuals and society. Adler recognised […]