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Managing our emotional responses in emotional times

21 May 2020 | Our Views

These are uncertain, unprecedented and disorientating times. All of these words are over-used, but they do describe the world we’re living in. From our coaching with working parents we’re hearing how they’re feeling overwhelmed. I can relate to this. Some days I feel resilient and “I’ve got this”, only to…
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The strength of parents’ networks

20 May 2020 | Our Views

It would have been unimaginable even a few months ago that parents would be expected to be employees / teachers / parents / carers, all at home and all at the same time. And to do this without the structure, routines and support that they relied on to juggle their…
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Video – Alison Green talks about working and homeschooling

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In a recent survey the biggest challenge facing working parents was balancing looking after their children and working. Or in the words of one parent “how on earth do I do this and homeschool my kids?” When asked how they felt, the responses were an emotional rollercoaster of apprehension, guilt,…
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COVID-19 Working Parents

27 March 2020 | Our Views

With an estimated 1.4bn children across the world home from school right now (ref: Quartz Communications March 2020), many parents are home schooling their children for the first time. According to child psychiatrist, Megan Gunnar, many children are anxious, even frightened – they are not going to school, not seeing…
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Working full time with children at home?

26 March 2020 | News

You might be interested in this event The Lives of Working Parents Now at 5pm UK tonight (1pm EDT). One of our family members is a guest presenter. Register to join the online workshop here…
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