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 […]

A strength or weakness? – Imaginational OE

Including the ‘Happy Place’ tool within the Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory – MERT Why we focus on the negative If […]

“Innately empowering and humanising: We all need more of this!”

Interview with PowerWood’s Director Carolyn Sargentson I had seen Simone’s [founder of PowerWood] stand at a home education camp – […]

Supporting Children through Transitions – Tips, Tools & Strategies

Simone’s First Vlog It is quite a common issue for our children and also for us to struggle with transitions. […]

Overwhelmed by Guilt and Shame while Parenting? Congrats!

Or Explanation of the Gap-Energy “When Mark (4) kicks his younger brother (3) I feel so helpless and often start […]

How to stop hurting when our Child is in Pain

When I asked in the PowerWood Closed Group on FaceBook what subjects you would like me to write about, one […]