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I was talking to my husband the other day about my emails – he’s a loyal supporter of my work and is on my mailing list.
He said "That one you wrote about whether you should discipline your child was great"
"Do you mean the one with the title:
‘Should you ever punish a...
One of my sons was applying for a management training scheme this week.
He likes to ask for our help and support, whereas his brother is much more likely to go it alone.
Kids are all so different, aren't they?
I was pretty busy with my own work and he came to me asking me to help with the cover...
My mother’s favourite expression is ‘A mother’s place is in the wrong’.
It makes me smile and it is so easy to slip into guilt around motherhood and be tempted to fix things when they’ve gone wrong.
It has certainly felt like that for me.
I remember my daughter...
I felt a tap on the shoulder at school pick up
'Can I have a word Mrs McGill?'
My heart sank.
In these situations you know it can only be bad news and you immediately start to doubt your parenting abilities and blame yourself for whatever your child has got up to.
My son Nico's teacher...
One day on the way back from nursery when my daughter was little, I sensed something wasn't right. We stopped to sit on a park bench and her eyes welled up with tears.
'Nobody would play with me today, they said I was a baby and couldn't join in their games'.
I felt a terrible stab in my heart...