There are plenty of snake oil sellers out there and many of them prey on parents. At the same time, sometimes there is no clear evidence-based solution for the challenge that you are facing and you may find yourself weighing up other options. Asking the following questions can help you to figure out what is […]
Health and your family.
As a parent, you will interact with many professionals in trying to ensure the best for your child – doctors, nurses, teachers, dentists, and perhaps also psychologists, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians…. And there’s something you ought to understand. Each of these professions has something useful to contribute but each holds only a piece […]
Feeding a toddler can be anxiety-provoking, frustrating, stressful and messy! Many a well-meaning parent has become trapped in feelings of guilt or anxiety about what or how much their child eats. Fortunately, feeding our fussy toddlers doesn’t have to be so difficult. Here’s how to feed a healthy toddler in five easy steps: Accept that […]
Many women choose to breastfeed their baby and want to maintain breastfeeding for a specific length of time. Yet, many women also fall short of their own personal goals around breastfeeding or find themselves struggling with breastfeeding at some point. I’d like to share my advice, as a psychologist and as a breastfeeding mother, on […]