Day-to-day challenges

Topics: Sensory, transitions, siblings, boundaries

Day-to-day challenges such as sibling rivalry is normal but sometimes it’s more than that and can be difficult to manage. Scratchy school uniforms can bring sensory overload. Change and transitions throughout the day are a sure-fire trigger to some. And don’t get us started on setting boundaries…

Explore our resources for information, tips and where to go for more support on managing those day-to-day challenges.

Are you worried about Christmas?

Are you worried about Christmas? Is it a difficult time of year? I know this time of year is hard for many parents. Everything changes and goes a little mad which can be hard to manage. Our children can get overexcited and or very anxious which causes its own problems...

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Day-to-day challenges
Managing transitions
Managing transitions

Managing transitions comes up a lot when I’m talking to parents. It can be a key part of de-escalation. Often we are trying to manage an escalatory situation which could be classed as a transition.   Transitions cover a broad range. Everything from asking your...

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Day-to-day challenges
It won’t work….
It won’t work….

It won't work.... …..with my kids. Oh how many times have I heard that comment! Sometimes they are right, a particular strategy won’t work because of the needs of their child. At other times it’s the parents decision that it won’t work, rather than reality.  I get...

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