Parenting During the Covid Crisis Tip Sheets

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

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

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

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

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 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

How do I tell my son that Grandad is dying?

Building Self-Esteem in Children

My daughter is struggling with friendships

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

My little girl is terrified of noise

My daughter worries about ‘bad’ things she has done

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

How best to help my granddaughter with Selective Mutism?

My five-year-old has selective mutism

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

Is my son’s imaginary friend a problem?

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

My 11-year-old daughter is struggling with friends

Tourette’s Syndrome: Help me help my son

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

Competition and rewards in the classroom

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

Our son (6) wets himself up to six 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

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

How to talk to children about bad news stories

I feel guilty about shouting at my children

My daughter is upset about her father getting married

Fear of dogs

How do I explain my wife’s depression to the children?

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

Is Dad coming to my First Communion?

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

My nine year old is very anxious

My 5 year old daughter gets her little brother in trouble

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

My fussy eaters are wearing me down

My 11 year is unhappy about my new relationship

Morning meltdowns: mine and the children’s

Talking about a tragedy

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

How to deal with night terrors?

How can I manage my 8 year old morning meltdowns?

My son is unsettled after weekends with his father

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?

My son is mean to his younger sister

How to get my nine year old to do his homework?

My daughter resents my new partner

Our son is scared at night since burglary

My son is obese. How can we help him?

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

My six year old hates brushing his teeth. Is this a sensory problem?

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

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

One of my twins is so cheeky

My little girl can’t stop biting her nails

Trichotillomania: My daughter pulls out her eyelashes

My 11 year old son has been looking at adult sites online

How can I help my 8 year old son with ADHD?

How do I explain war and murder to my 6yr old?

What should we tell our son about his diagnosis of Dyspraxia?

Stranger Danger: How can I teach safety without scaring my child?

What rules should I have around technology for my teenagers?

Competitive Parenting

Keeping a Happy Relationship After Children

Should I let my 13 year old on Facebook?

We argue over the best way to parent

My daughter is mean to her little brother

Building children’s self esteem and confidence

If you suspect your child is being bullied or is a bully

My 7 year is too anxious to go anywhere on her own

How can I support my shy child to make friends?

My eight year old is too anxious to go to sleep alone.

My little girl keeps telling lies

Helping Children with Friendships

Pocket Money: How much should I give?’

How should I discuss suicide with my children?

How do I help an identical twin who doesn’t like to be called a twin?

My nine-year-old still sleeps in my bed.

How can I calm my child’s fear of death?

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

My 7 year old is anxious

How to bond with a ‘difficult’ negative child?

How to deal with my 5 year old’s anger?

My 4 year old girl has no awareness of danger

My son’s assessment for autism was inconclusive. So, what’s next?

How do I stop my son being a sore loser?

How can I encourage healthy eating?

Caught in bed by my 10-year-old daughter.

As a working parent, how can I find more time for my kids?

Are my children doing too many activities?

Help with play dates

My husband gets angry with the kids

My five year old is acting like a baby

My 8 year old is very clingy

My child is obsessed with us dying

My daughter’s friends are excluding her. Is she being bullied?

My child is a perfectionist

Our daughter’s phobias seem to be getting worse

Our son is jealous of the baby and we can’t handle his behaviour

Our son fails to grasp toilet hygiene message

Egg Donation: Should I tell my kids how they were conceived?

Our little girl needs her teddy all the time

I yearn for a baby girl in a house full of boys

Is there a difference in bringing up boys and girls?

Raising an only child

My children are TV addicts, how can I stop it?

Learning to make friends

My daughter is very fussy about getting dressed

How to get the balance right with after-school activities?

My daughter is being called a bully

How can I help my shy 10 year old?

Our son has a ‘girly’ side

Big sister is mean to the younger one

How to be a good stepmother

My daughter is behaving badly since our separation

My child has a needle phobia

My daughter’s phobias seem to be getting worse

How can I change my son’s eating habits?

My 6 year old is a fussy eater

How can I help my child be more confident?

How to explain teenage pregnancy to my girls?

My 9 year old wants a TV in the bedroom

My son is putting on weight

We’ve separated. Where can i get help for my son?

Facts of Life: At what age should we tell our children about sex?

My son is anxious after being attacked.

Helping Children with Nightmares

What age should I let my child have a mobile phone?

How do I explain cancer to my children?

We argue about our aggressive five year old

My son doesn’t want to see his dad

My 6 year old is overweight, how can i help him?

Coping with a fussy eater

My daughter won’t go to sleep without us

How can I support my shy child to make friends?