Solution Talk – Newsletter 2022

Upcoming Talks and Workshops

‘Starting Healthy Family Habits this New Year’Establishing positive family habits around healthy eating, family mealtimes, fun activity and restful sleep will make all the difference to your children’s health and well-being. In the midst of the ongoing Covid crisis, this has never been more important. Drawing on the evidence-based Parents Plus Programmes, in this talk, I will provide practical tips on how you can:– start positive family habits– establish routines that work– overcome challenges– ensure you remain in control as a parent

Suitable for: parents of children under 12 yearsVenue: Zoom onlineDate: Thursday, 13th January 2022Time: 7.30pm-8.45pmCost: Free of charge. This talk is sponsored by the Parents Plus charity, places are limited.To book your place is on this talk click here.

‘Parenting a Child with ADHD’Drawing on the evidence-based Parents Plus Programmes, this workshop looks at the unique challenges for parents raising a child with ADHD, as well as describing practical solutions and strategies that can make a real difference. Topics covered include:– understanding your child’s ADHD– how to manage challenges– learning to personally cope as a parentSuitable for: parents of children up to 12 yearsVenue: Zoom onlineDate: Wednesday 19th January 2022Time: 10am-11.30amCost: Free of charge. This talk is hosted by Clarecare and sponsored by TUSLA. You must register to attend as places are limited.Please email or phone Clarecare on 065 6828178 to book your place for this talk.

‘Helping Your Children and Teenagers Manage and Overcome Anxiety’Worry and anxiety are common problems and many children and teenagers get caught in worry cycles that stop them getting on with life. In this workshop I will present a strengths-based model for understanding anxiety that shows how you can help your children employ their imagination and strengths against the anxiety that bothers them as well as practical strategies to overcome problems in a step-by-step gradual way.Venue: Zoom onlineDate: For parents of 3-10 yr olds: Friday 4th February 2022Date: For parents of 11-18 yr olds: Friday 11th February 2022Time: 7.30pm-9pmCost: €20Places on each workshop are limited. Further information and bookings are available on my website here.

Making New Year Resolutions

In this Irish Times article, I describe a self-compassionate and realistic way to approach your new year’s resolutions Read it here.

Instagram Tips

I copy a few posts from my instagram page below (if you cannot see the images click here or visit my instagram page here ).

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