The Connective Family Blog

Here’s where we talk all things Connective Parenting NVR, with news and views from our very own Sarah Fisher and her associate team of experts. Remember, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ with the Connective Parenting approach, so you’ll find a whole host of useful topics here for all families. And plenty for professional practitioners.

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Have a browse below and, don’t forget, you can listen to the Sarah Fisher Podcast here, too.

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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A vision for the year

A vision for the year

Years ago I used to set resolutions at this time of year.  They were always big ones and the sort that by mid-January; I’d either forgotten about, decided were totally unachievable or didn’t believe I could achieve. You know the type of thing; going running...

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Meltdowns
Top 3 tips for managing meltdowns
Top 3 Tips For Managing Meltdowns

Top 3 Tips For Managing Meltdowns

As a parent, I’m sure many of you have experienced those times when your children’s behaviour becomes really hard to manage. When we come at any situation from a perspective of connection rather than correction, it really changes how we manage absolutely everything. It’s a phenomenal way of thinking about things.

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Meltdowns
Do You React or Respond?

Do You React or Respond?

Do You Respond or React? I want to talk about how we can de-escalate situations quickly and how we can really change our responses in a very quick and easy way. This is one of the things that I don’t always get right – but it’s something that can make a big...

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