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Depression is a word we are probably all familiar with. But do you really know what depression looks like? This post, in the middle of Winter in Nova Scotia, is written...

I remember years ago coming across the theory of the ‘good enough’ mother and it’s stayed with me ever since. Donald Winnicott came up with the concept in 1953. It describes...

Nurture is a powerful behaviour. We often associate nurture with parenting but in essence it’s an action, that is potentially seen in all ages, within relationships. Nurture can have a positive...

Over the past few weeks we’ve been looking at self-harm. Self-harm is a behaviour associated with mental health that is rarely talked about, but is actually quite common. Rates of self-harm...

Self-harm is a behaviour associated with mental health that is rarely talked about, but is actually quite common. Rates of self-harm in teenagers range from 14-39%. There are a lot of...

Today, and over the next few weeks, I want to tackle an important mental health issue most common with teens: self-harm. Self-harm is a behaviour associated with mental health that is...

The holidays is a time for joy right? Well no actually, not always. Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or just having time with family there can be lots of reasons...

Last week I wrote a post about the many reasons why it can be hard for children to self-regulate. If you missed it, you can read it here. In a nutshell,...

Why won’t you just stop!? This is a question I think all parents ask at certain points. In these moments when your child appears to be out of control for no...

Being a parent can be hard at the best of times. And when your teenager is struggling with their mental health it can be even more challenging. It’s hard to see...