When the going gets tough – helping bright kids overcome fear of imperfection/failing

Learning to learn – PART 1 Including the ‘value of uncomfortable feelings’ one of the core concepts within the Multilevel […]

How to learn to be a good loser during lockdown

Including ‘Happy Families’ one of the tools within the Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory (MERT)  developed by Simone de Hoogh. While […]

How to side-step an argument

One of the most unsettling issues within families can be argumentative talk. If we have children that are really good […]

Crafting a path to wellbeing through moments of wonder and awe

A spontaneous moment of wonder During this second lockdown I’ve been making sure to get outside as much as I […]

Words are just Words (strategy)

Words are just words is one of the strategies used in the Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory (MERT)  developed by Simone de […]

Our Kind Voice (Tool)

Most of our negative or what I prefer to call not-helpful thoughts derive from what our parents or the other […]

The Value of our Emotional Independence

Emotional independence is one of the core concepts in the Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory (MERT)  developed by Simone de Hoogh. […]

I was scared of my son

I was hostage to my fear of sparking a violent emotional outburst. It’s natural to want our children to be […]

Accepting life with overexcitability

Always feeling different For as long as I remember I have had a feeling of being different. I had other […]

When we are lost and how to repair connections

Or all about ‘Glitching’ a concept within the Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory – MERT “After a fight we cuddled. My […]