April 10, 2017

Your family is unavoidable.  You cannot escape them or trade them in for another family.  You also can’t change them...but you can change your response to them - Jami Attenberg

It’s ok to admit there may be things about your mother you don’t like and find hard to a...

March 24, 2017

Emotional support is something which goes hand in hand with the physical needs of a child.  Not having this emotional support means the infant will attempt to find an alternative source of nurturing or try to parent themselves from an early age with no role model to le...

March 18, 2017

Receiving your mother's love is not guaranteed.  It is possible, when a mother has experienced her own traumas that she is unable to love or give her child what is required ‘in the moment.’ 

As a child there may have been times when you felt rejected or unloved and...

February 19, 2017

There are people who stay in life and people, who go.  Sometimes, it’s our mothers who can’t be there for us. 

Being abandoned at birth or later on in childhood by your own mother is one of the most devastating experiences you might be forced to go through.  Being...

January 15, 2017

Words, especially yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child’s self-confidence.  The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behaviour.  Our sons and daughters don’t need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their...

January 9, 2017

Binding mothers often do not have the confidence to live their own lives and to make independent decisions without the support of their daughters.

Over protective mothers can also be classed as binding and frequently gain a sense of self when their daughters make the sa...

January 2, 2017

As well as learning from your mother how to express yourself as a female, your mother teaches you about love, parenting, sex and femininity.  Her beliefs about how things should be, are handed down to you, nearly always with the expectation you will follow in her foots...

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