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‘Very enjoyable course and has helped me a lot, especially with my own confidence and reaching out to my children in a positive way.'
Parent
‘I learned how to listen more, to respect your fellow classmates and not let your anger get the better of you.’
Boy (12)
‘I have learned to think before I say anything when talking to my kids. I am also learning to listen better.’
Parent
‘It was very interesting and entertaining, great stories, taught me to think about my choices.’
Teenager
‘I found the course very useful as Clare distinguished many ways of handling conflict as well as ways of communicating effectively.’
Parent
‘We learned how to express our feelings and how to control our anger and stop our fighting.’
Girl (12)
‘The course helped me to listen more and stand back, not to shout, to be a lot calmer.’
Parent
‘I learnt not to put myself down. I felt good about myself afterwards’
Girl (14)
'I really enjoyed doing the role-plays and learned how to stand up for myself and my friends'
Teenager (13)
‘What I found most useful was the tools to be able to listen to your child and how important it is to the child.’
Parent
‘I gained an understanding of how teenagers think and I am learning to stay calmer and have more patience with my daughter. My eyes were opened to a lot of things I was not aware of.’ Parent

Parenting Talks

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Clare is available to Parents Associations and other Community Groups to talk on the following topics. Running for approx 1 hour plus time for Q&A, these talks provide parents with practical insights on various aspects of raising children and teenagers.

  • Parenting Pre-teens & Teenagers
  • Building positive family relationships
  • Online safety and cyber bullying
  • Bullying and how to bullyproof your child
  • Self-esteem & resiliency
  • Reducing conflict & increasing cooperation
  • Raising Girls Today

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