Episode 025 – Check Your Motivation

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 25 – Check Your Motivation

I talk about how I have found really looking at what I want to achieve has really helped me deal with my children’s negative behaviours.  How it has helped me focus on an end result rather than venting my frustration at the behaviour happening in the first place.

Episode 022 – Teaching Consent

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 022 – Teaching Consent

Tonight I talk about the importance of teaching children about consent, respecting that no means no, and the value in self respect.  All without teaching them shame about their bodies or sexuality.  And how difficult that is when they’re too young to understand why it’s important.

Episode 020 – Responses To Domestic Violence Claims

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 020 – Responses To Domestic Violence Claims

Using Amber Heard’s divorce from Johnny Depp as an example, I look at some of the responses to her claims of domestic violence to show how hard it is for victims to speak out.

Episode 019 – Advanced, Or Not?

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 019 – Advanced, Or Not?

If a child is advanced in certain areas, the areas they aren’t advanced in become all the more apparent, and that can cause as many problems as being advanced does benefits.

 

Episode 018 – Love Bombing

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 018 – Love Bombing

When you’re faced with a child going through a rough patch with tantrums, bad behaviour and a lot of sadness, consider Love Bombing.

Episode 16 – Teaching Self Control / Being An Easy Target

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 016 – Teaching Self Control / Being An Easy Target

In this episode I talk about how my daughter is a wind up, my step-son is easily wound up, and how we have a job to do to teach them how to control these negative impulses so they can be happier in their lives as they grow.

Episode 012 – Unpopular

The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 012 – Unpopular

This week I talk about how my daughter will either learn to mask her peculiarities in school, or face lonliness, and how I struggled with the same issues.