My 14 yr old struggles with homework and study. She might have ADHD.

Should I go for an ADHD assessment as a parent?

Is my 11 year old burnt out from school?

At what age should I give my child a mobile phone?

My teenager’s friends are a bad influence.

My teenage sons do not get on with each other

My 12 year old has been dropped by her friends

We are separating, how can we help our children cope?

Emetophobia: How to help my daughter’s phobia of vomiting?

My son says he hates himself

My 5 year old is soiling his pants.

Is my quiet 10 year old girl autistic?

My son won’t follow rules

My 3 year old is always hitting his brother

My son’s father is not meeting up with him

My 10 year old girl says she is fat

How can I help my unhappy 15 year old daughter?

Young boy hiding behind toilet rolls

My autistic five-year-old won’t use the toilet

My five-year-old daughter is too bossy with her friends

My five-year-old is so negative about everything

My nine-year-old is mean is moody and mean to her sister

Should we allow our 17-year-old to drink at home with us?

My 12-year-old is finding it hard to sleep

I think my young teenager is too young to have a boyfriend

Our son sees us argue and is upset

My son is struggling to settle into secondary school

How to handle my three-year-old’s tantrums?

My son never tells me about his day at school.

Is my daughter struggles with friendships, could she be autistic?

My eight-year-old daughter has a friendship that can be quite intense

What can I do while I wait for an autism assessment for my 4 year old?

Should I allow my 13-year-old to post on YouTube?

My autistic teenager is constantly online

My gifted son hates school

Does my daughter have PDA?

My son has ADHD, should I get diagnosed too?

My seven-year-old won’t do what he’s asked

Feedback form – talk in CTYI by John Sharry 21/10/23

Strengths-based Family Centred Practice

Follow-Up Self-Esteem

Instagram Posts

My six-year-old says he hates himself

My 14yr old is worried about war

Making New Year Resolutions

Instagram posts

Tips to help cope with the Covid crisis

Homeschooling: How can I make it work for me and my children?

How can I get my teenager to engage in online school?

How to fight Covid -19 psychological fatigue?

Maintaining family wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown

My three-year-old is hitting his brother

How do I stop my boy putting his hands down his pants?

My 15-year-old son is heartbroken after breaking up with his girlfriend

My 10-year-old is stealing treats and lying about it

My seven-year-old gets upset when I scold her

Tips for Making New Year Resolutions

My six-year-old’s bedwetting is damaging his self-esteem

How can I help my daughter not to join in with bullying a classmate?

‘Pressure Points’ Part 1: Being Protective V Being Permissive

‘Pressure Points’ Part 6: Building your child’s resilience

‘Pressure Points’ Part 5: How to help your child avoid ‘falling in with the wrong crowd’

‘Pressure Points’ Part 4: Making rules and building responsibility

‘Pressure Points’ Part 3: Talking to your children about dangers

‘Pressure Points’ Part 2: Five ways to connect with your children

‘Pressure Points’ 6-part series: How to help your children make good choices

My daughter has a terror of vomiting

My nine-year-old constantly looks for reassurance that we love him

My nine year old still wets the bed

Has my shouting damaged my children?

Healthy Families Series Part 5: Getting Enough Sleep and Rest

‘Healthy Families’ 6-part article series

Healthy Families Series Part 6: Nurturing Family Relationships

Healthy Families Series Part 4: Managing Screens and Technology at Home

Healthy Families Series Part 2: Replacing Bad Habits with Good Ones

Healthy Families Series Part 3: Enjoying Mealtimes Together

Healthy Families Series Part 1: Bringing Up Happy, Healthy Children

Sensitive son starting secondary school

How do I tell my son that Grandad is dying?

Building Self-Esteem in Children

My 16-year-old is obsessed with make-up

My son seems very unhappy at university

My daughter hates secondary school

My adult son is disrespectful to his girlfriend

My daughter is struggling with friendships

How can we manage tantrums?

My son will not eat food unless mashed

My son is always left on the sidelines at matches

Our five-year-old has started acting babyish

‘My 10-year-old son is the class clown and always in trouble’

My seven-year-old son struggles to go to sleep

My son was bullied for a year before we knew

How can I manage my little boy’s aggression and meltdowns?

My daughter worries about ‘bad’ things she has done

My son (10) is still mourning his grandad, four years on.

My 3 year old’s tantrums are embarrassing

How best to help my granddaughter with Selective Mutism?

My five-year-old has selective mutism

My teenager is getting in trouble and I can’t get through to him

My 8-year-old can be quite judgmental of other children

Toilet training our two-year-old is a bit of a strain

Is my son’s imaginary friend a problem?

My five-year-old son ‘holds on’ to his wee and poo

Our daughter is struggling since the death of a classmate

My 11-year-old daughter is struggling with friends

Tourette’s Syndrome: Help me help my son

Should I listen to my friend’s advice on my baby’s sleep habits?

My six-year-old son is very negative and often in a bad mood

Competition and rewards in the classroom

How can I help my daughter knuckle down to study?

I dread going back to work and leaving my baby

Our teenager seems down in the dumps and withdrawn

Encopresis/Soiling: My grandson soils his underpants several times a day

How can I bond with my son? We are always fighting.

How can I help my younger daughter move out of her big sister’s shadow?

My 13-year-old son is addicted to online gaming

Should I allow my 11-year-old have a smartphone?

How to talk to children about terrorism and murder?

‘How can we conquer the homework battle?’

Helping a perfectionist child

Our son’s routine goes awry when his dad is around

Should I force my child to have a hobby?

I can’t love anyone, not even my baby

My daughter is making strange with her dad

How should I explain my brother’s suicide to my son?

I’m a new mum, my family are bombarding me with advice!

‘Would a dog help my daughter’s selective mutism?’

Helping Your Child to Make a Difference

Teaching Responsibilty and Skills

Encouraging Your Child’s Potential

Helping Your Child Find Their Niche

Love Your Children Uniquely

Building your Child’s Self-Esteem

How to talk to children about bad news stories

Coping with Social Anxiety

How to protect children from the worst effects of divorce

Our grown-up daughter is making us miserable

Fear of Mr. Tayto and Santa

My daughter is upset about her father getting married

Our toddler wakes three times a night

Fear of dogs

Bedtime is chaos, should I stagger bedtime for my three children?

Our nine year old worries that we will divorce (even though we are happily married).

My five year old girl won’t sleep in her own bed

My nine year old is anxious and a big worrier. How can I help her?

My 12 year old won’t get up for school

Is Dad coming to my First Communion?

My 14 year old won’t switch off technology at night.

With a family history of anxiety and depression, I worry about my 4 year old

My nine year old is very anxious

School refusal: My daughter panics at the thought of school

My 5 year old daughter gets her little brother in trouble

Exam stress is overwhelming my anxious son

My 3 year old is cheeky and won’t take correction

Going potty with toilet-training stress

Weaning and working: how do I wind down breastfeeding?

How do we tell our children their dad is terminally ill?

My 10 year old is shy and finds it hard to make friends

Anxiety in Pregnancy: I worry that I won’t be a good mother

Our baby won’t settle if his dad puts him to bed

My seven month old will only go back to sleep if I feed him

My fussy eaters are wearing me down

Bad behaviour: Our girl is a street angel and a house devil

My teenager wants to be vegetarian but i’m doing all the cooking!

My 11 year is unhappy about my new relationship

Morning meltdowns: mine and the children’s

My violent ex-husband is seeking contact with our son

My husband has betrayed me and our children

Talking about a tragedy

My junior infant doesn’t want to go back to school

My ex-wife is aggressive and I’m worried about my daughter

I want to toilet train my 3 year old ahead of preschool

How can I rebuild bonds with my 14 month old?

How to deal with night terrors?

I want to see more of my baby. What are my legal rights?

How can I manage my 8 year old morning meltdowns?

My son is unsettled after weekends with his father

My teenager blames me for the separation

New dad: I’m struggling to cope

How can I help my son manage his tics?

My six year old won’t go to bed

My six year old has nightmares, how can we help her?

New Baby: We are fighting all the time

My son is mean to his younger sister

How to get our 3 year old back into his own bed?

Help me deal with my teen’s insecurities

My 14 month old is slapping and hitting

My daughter resents my new partner

Is my teenager addicted to technology?

My teenage daughter doesn’t talk to me

How do I help my broken hearted son?

Our son is scared at night since burglary

My five year old is controlling us

We’ve drifted apart now the kids are gone

My son is obese. How can we help him?

My eight year old is afraid of being kidnapped and won’t sleep alone

How can we get back to a better family life after a tough year?

My partner has started smoking again

We argue over how to manage the kids, I’m alway’s bad cop.

My little girl can’t stop biting her nails

Trichotillomania: My daughter pulls out her eyelashes

Secondary Infertility: Trying to conceive a second baby is causing strain

We need to be more protective of children online

My 11-year-old son is pushing to be independent, should I let him go?

How can I support my shy child to make friends?