The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester is the first 3 months of your baby’s life. It is particularly important as it is a time when your baby is adjusting to their new environment and you, as parents, are learning to understand how to meet your baby’s needs. As with all relationships, this doesn’t […]

Teaching Self-Compassion

From the moment they are born, babies are learning about Emotional Intelligence (EQ). They cry, we look at them, they smile, we respond. Even a non-verbal infant is internalising emotions. Do you hear your child use negative self-talk? Maybe you’ve heard them say ‘I’m never going to get this right’ […]

The dangers of Helicopter Parenting

As parents, we want to protect our children and create a loving and happy environment to grow up in. However, sometimes parents can be too protective and supportive and, in these cases, can have a negative impact on the child’s development as they get older. When your child is a […]

Why should you read to your baby?

Reading to your baby during pregnancy and after the birth brings many positive benefits for their development. It also provides a positive time for you to connect with them emotionally. Here are some of the reasons I encourage you to read regularly to your baby (and obviously older children as […]