Connection

Topics: Therapeutic parenting, parental presence

From strong-minded toddlers to violent teens, connection is so important when it comes to building a stronger relationship with your child or young person. Creating connection is key and works in all family settings – with birth parents, foster carers, adoptive parents and kinship carers.

Explore our resources and learn from different therapeutic models, how to build connection, defy defiance and raise your presence with your child. A holistic approach guaranteed.

Presents or presence?

How can you create a calmer Christmas in your home? Does the answer lie in presents or presence? What I'm talking about here is Connective Parenting presence, rather than the things we’re all worried about buying in time for Christmas! I talk about presence an awful...

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Let’s Talk Emotions
Let’s Talk Emotions

It’s really important for us as adults to talk about emotions - how we’re feeling and how we’re managing them, so that our children learn that emotions are normal and they learn, from us, different ways of managing them....

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From a place of connection
From a place of connection

Connection is one of the most important things we can focus on. When we come from a place of connection, whatever is going on with our children, our response is different. Whether we are just chatting to them, dealing with a meltdown or talking to them after a...

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Parental Presence
Parental Presence

It sounds a bit odd doesn’t it? - parental presence.  Surely as parents we are present.  We are often around our children and in their lives, so that’s being present isn’t it?  In NVR it is a lot more than that.  Being present, as in their lives, is very different...

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There is hope!
There is hope!

There is hope! Changes Last Saturday we had a family day out to celebrate my son's birthday and it was lovely.  Full of fun and laughter, and arguably most importantly, fabulous food (the chocolate pudding was delicious!).    What made the day...

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One Family’s Story
One Family’s Story

I'm often asked by parents how I can help them so I wanted to share with you one family's story.  Struggles A year ago I started working, on an individual basis, with an adoptive family who were struggling.  They have 2 young children who had experienced trauma and...

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