Meaningful Connection with an Anxious Child

After an incredibly tough few weeks where Mie (7) has hidden in her mind more and more every day, I felt a sadness wash over me. I felt as if I had lost all connection with my beautiful child. I had reached the point of exhaustion.  We discussed as a family that I needed to... Continue Reading →


I don’t have all the answers – parenting an anxious child

At the moment I feel like I’m playing whack-a-mole with Mie (7). She makes amazing progress in one area and then her extreme anxiety pops up in another. Today we took her and her brothers (3 and 5) out for treats in a cafe after soccer. Once again, she didn’t believe the drink in front... Continue Reading →

Did we just have a breakthrough?

Tonight I experienced Mie's most epic temper tantrum ever. I had calmly asked her to get ready for bed and told her I was ready for bedtime cuddles, as soon as she'd brushed her teeth, put her pyjamas on and peed. She started to freak out whilst watching herself in her mirror. I turned the... Continue Reading →

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