The importance of encouraging our children to be their ‘own people’

This is my review of Chapter 4 of ‘How to Talk so kids listen’ about ‘encouraging autonomy’. This is an interesting chapter for me after Curly Headed Boy asked me a few months ago “when are you ever going to let me out on my own”.  As a 13yr old boy was killed on the crossing near school at Christmas […]

Tips on getting our kids to do what we want/need them to do

  So here are are onto Chapter 2 of ‘How to Talk so kids will listen’; ‘Engaging Cooperation’. Backstory: With a 7yo Curly Headed Boy and soon to be 3yo Little Dimples, life has become a little shouty of late and we were looking for some alternative options, as being stricter wasn’t cutting it.  So I decided to read, review […]

Please Buy My Book And Tell The Whole World About It!

I’M AN AUTHOR!!! ‘The Mummy Whisperer’s Six Steps To A Sparkling You And Enjoying Being A Mum’ I’m not going to be shy about this, I’m going to say ‘PLEASE BUY MY BOOK!’ and ‘PLEASE TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW ABOUT IT!!!’ Why on earth should you? Well, because it’s a fab little book packed with a big punch.  I’ve had […]