Defining the Spirited Child

odd one out

Do you have a SPIRITED child? You know; the ones that don’t seem to fit into the ‘norm’. The ones with the loud voices, bouncing bodies and emotions like roller-coasters? If you’re finding your child difficult to parent, chances are you do have a … [Read more...]

My Children Don’t Listen!

Child Not Listening

This is probably the most common parenting challenge I come across. WHY won't my children LISTEN?!! HOW can I get them to LISTEN?!!

Child not listening explained

It can be so frustrating for parents when they cannot get their children to … [Read more...]

The Highly Sensitive Child

The Highly Sensitive Child

The highly sensitive child has a much lower sensory threshold than most and FEELS everything more intensely! Tags on clothes, seams in socks, loud noises and bright lights can make the sensitive child very overwhelmed. These children also feel … [Read more...]

The Persistent Child

The Persistent Child

Persistence is the main trait that causes power struggles between parent and child. They push more than most kids and never give up! You may have described your persistent child in the past as ‘determined’ and ‘strong-willed’ or ‘demanding’. Ignoring … [Read more...]

The Distracted Child

Distracted Child

Do you have a child who doesn't seem to listen? One who seems so easily distracted by what is going on around him/her? Distracted children ARE listening, they are just so perceptive of their environment, that they seem to pick up on every little … [Read more...]

Are YOUR needs being met?


As mothers we give so much and we often put ourselves last. When was the last time you looked at your needs? Parenting spirited children can make it even easier to forget about what is important to us, as we put so much energy into parenting, that we … [Read more...]