Joining us on the show today is the fantastic Dr. Holly Symons, a licensed clinical psychologist and the brilliant mind behind raising-eq.com. Together, we’ll be diving deep into a crucial subject: mental health in infant school-age children
It’s important that in cases of miscarriage we do not forget to look at how men are emotionally impacted by this loss and to offer them the support they too, need.
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Holly Symons shares her tools to help you and your children reframe from negative self-talk.
Education expert and ADHD coach Dr Michal Solomonovich joins the show to discuss strategies for parenting ADHD kids.
Ellie Thompson welcomes best-selling author and Insta sensation Daisy Upton, aka Five Minute Mum, to discuss the launch of her new book Starting School More
Nadim Saad, parenting coach and founder of The Happy Confident Company joins the show to share valuable insights and expert tips on raising self-assured, More
By questioning the idea that we need wine to be good mums, we can find healthier ways to navigate motherhood.
Are children born with empathy? Can we teach them? We discuss the science behind empathy, when children start to show empathy and why it’s so important to demonstrate empathetic behaviours to our kids.
The collection includes fiction books, self-help books, journals, and flashcards to help children of all ages navigate emotions, build resilience, and develop coping skills.
Is it possible to be a perfect parent? Mumologist Dr Emma Svanberg reveals how our own childhoods dictate our parenting styles.
If you’re new to the wonderful world of mindfulness, this podcast episode is a great place to start.
ADHD coach Leanne Maskell on how to help your child get off to the best start by using an ADHD-lens of parenting.
For a healthy Christmas this year, Holistic Health Coach Louise Murray is on hand with some expert tips for the festive season.
t is important as parents and caregivers that we can recognise these more subtle forms of bullying such as excessive “bantering” or “special friending”, as these behaviours may go unchecked and unrecognised for long enough that the victim internalises shame as a result of them.
When menopause hits, estrogen levels decrease, which can have an impact on your sexual function as it can lower desire and make it harder for you to become aroused.
Here are five quick tips to help you summon up your best parenting skills after a long day at work:
Dr. Maryhan Baker is on hand with expert advice on how to deal with childhood anxiety.
As a therapist to mothers, and a mother of three myself, I have become so aware of how, over the past few years, our More
Recognise why you are angry. Discover what, when and why you get angry.
It’s Children’s Mental Health Week, and Learning Resources offer up six simple ways to help look after your child’s mental health.
When it comes to your supporting your child’s mental health, communication is always key.
To commemorate Children’s Mental Health Week My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes shyness expert Nadia Finer to the show to talk about shy children.
Mindfulness boils down to whether you want to make the present moment your friend or enemy.
Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.
They say that you can’t diagnose a child with dyslexia until they’re 7 years old but I knew that something wasn’t quite right much earlier.
How to have more meaningful conversations with your kids, that also build key skills like creativity, critical thinking and communication.
Leonora interviews Cosmic Kids star Jaime Amor in this latest episode of Parental Control.
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes life coach and boundary expert Michelle Elman to the show to talk about making friends at the school gate.
Ultimately we can’t control our children or the hand life deals them but we can always control our own actions. Parenting isn’t about what our child does, but about how we respond.
Leonora welcomes Fast Change therapist James Hymers to the podcast to talk about everything from anxiety and stress to mental health and letting go of old fears and traumas.
What’s the difference between the Baby Blues and postnatal depression? What makes somebody more vulnerable, and what can I do to manage PND?
If you are wondering how you can help your child cope with grief, Winston’s Wish is our recommended go-to resource.
Here are ten books recommended by Toppsta, the UK’s leading children’s book review site, to help boost children’s confidence.
Top tips for parents on managing their own emotions and as a result their triggers to their children’s blow-ups, meltdown and toddler tantrums.
Dr. John Wilson works with groups and individuals and trains other bereavement counsellors.
Lisa King, Refuge shares information on how to spot the signs that you or someone you know may be experiencing domestic abuse and where to go for help.
Ten ideas of how to get some social/emotional learning into your everyday routine
PND is more prevalent than you might think. It affects more than 1 in 10 women within the first year of giving birth, and that’s only the ones we know about.
By now your children would have heard about the coronavirus. Here are some general tips from Dr Dawn Harper on how to support your child during this testing time.
Learning how food can affect the brain will help you make conscious and more deliberate choices about how you feed a child’s brain.
Registered midwife and founder of My Expert Midwife shares her advice on maternal mental health to help new and expectant mums to understand this distinction and raise awareness of the support available to those who may be suffering with mental health issues.
We enlist the expertise of leading black female barrister Paula Rhone-Adrien for advice and help with domestic abuse.
Psychotherapist Julia Samuels MBE shares her views on the impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on our children and our families, and how to move forward through the crisis.
Whilst it is normal for children to feel worried or anxious from time-to-time, it’s important to acknowledge when this anxiety impacts their behaviour and becomes more of a serious issue.
Internet Matters ambassador Dr Linda Papadopoulos gives her expert tips on how to ensure kids are getting their emotional five-a-day and how to reflect on 2020 to give kids a sense of control for 2021.
The first thing to do with this guilt is to name what you feel guilty about. Maybe find someone to talk it over with who hasn’t got an axe to grind
The Childrensalon Kindness Retreat with Stella McCartney is back on Friday 13th November to Sunday 14th November. Find out what’s happening in this jam-packed weekend inside!
Dr Max Pemberton offers his top tips for supporting children and young people’s mental wellbeing as they go back out into the world.
How to manage family life in isolation, useful coping strategies and how to adjust to your new normal.
This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy time together and really share wonderful experiences that will benefit not only your child’s developmental progress but also create many happy memories for you as a parent.
Families who have children with special educational needs are used to adversity and rising above significant challenges. Here are my suggestions to help cut through the noise of panic many are feeling.
What effect is all this worry going to have on our kids? How should we be speaking to them? Plus top tips for homeschooling as a family.
This month, we welcome back to the podcast child psychologist and parenting coach Dr Maryhan Baker. In this episode, we asked Maryhan’s advice on managing screen-time, technology and how too much of it might be affecting our children’s behaviour.
As parents know, each child is different. There isn’t a one-size fits all approach to having an open conversation about mental health but these top five tips may help.
An upset mummy here in need of help. My little boy was 4 years old in December, and he’s really naughty. I mean REALLY naughty. I’m not trying to label him but I’ve done a lot of research and he has most, if not all of the symptoms in the three key areas of ADHD.
Plan ahead and draw up a list of things to find while outside. Go on a treasure hunt and see how hard they work. TARKA London share their expert tips on getting your kids outdoors.
Remember, as a mum, taking five minutes to focus on some self-care can make sure a massive difference and self-care is not just getting your nails done, it can be anything that you consider an act of love towards yourself.
Children are social creatures, they like to be part of a tribe where they can form a camaraderie with other children and work toward a common goal. Have you ever set your child on the task of looking for your sunglasses? Their eyes just light up with purpose!
How much is your gut having an impact on your health and wellbeing? You might be surprised…
We’ve come up with a collection of the best children’s books to help you talk openly and gently about death with your child.
If I asked you, ‘what is the ONE thing you want for your children?’, your unequivocal answer would be ‘happiness’. Here are some top tips for being a great parent and raising happy children:
Mindfulness coach Mihaela Berciu shares five tips on how your child should incorporate mindfulness in their daily routine to improve mental wellbeing.
Every pregnancy to child journey is and will be different as there is no rule book. Follow what works well for YOU.
Mind coach, counsellor and author Anna Williamson on how to manage postnatal depression.
Mum and founder of Lobella Loves Jo Love talks about her battle with postnatal depression and advises how those suffering can move forward with their lives.
How do I help my child be more resilient? How do I help them tough it out when they want to give up, or bounce back when things go wrong?
The 17th February 2019 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. But what does kindness really mean and where do we start?
Ways of dealing with stress vary with each circumstance and each child.
Keep things in perspective and prioritise – it can feel overwhelming when we are juggling so much, but taking a pause and putting the different aspects your life in order or priority can help in taking the pressure off.
Anna Williamson has just published her second book, ‘Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider’s Guide to Parenting Anxiety’. The book is aimed at parents coping with a newborn, focussing on mental health and anxiety, while offering suitable coping strategies and practical advice.
Buddhify creator Rohan Gunatillake speaks to us about the importance of meditation and mindfulness for both parents and children.
Described by the New York Times as “doing for meditation what Jamie Oliver did for food”, Andy talks to us about the importance of meditation.