Mental

Step-Parenting: Navigating Blended Families

Step-parenting, the role of an individual who enters into a family where at least one parent has children from a previous relationship, is a complex and multi-faceted journey. Rooted in the evolution of family structures and dynamics, step-parenting carries both challenges and opportunities for growth, impacting individuals and families in profound ways in our modern …

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Parental Alienation

An Underhanded Tactic to Win Divorce Disputes Parental Alienation refers to a disturbing phenomenon where one parent systematically manipulates a child to reject or fear the other parent, often during or after a divorce or separation. From a legal standpoint, it involves the intentional undermining of the child’s relationship with the targeted parent through various …

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Understanding Coercive Control

Identification With The Aggressor: In the Lives of Children of Divorce and Separation I am often asked why children align with controlling parents and reject a parent they have witnessed being abused, the answer is simple, although the dynamic which traps the child in the mind of an abuser is not. Children align with a …

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Nuclear & Extended Family Dynamics

The Impact of Separation, Divorce and Blending New Families In the intricate landscape of family dynamics, the processes of separation, divorce and blending new families can introduce profound shifts in both nuclear and extended family structures. These transitions carry far-reaching implications, influencing the well-being of family members and shaping the resilience and adaptability of familial …

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Intimate Partner Betrayal Trauma

Intimate Partner Betrayal is a profound emotional and psychological trauma. In this video I explain the immense impact on the betrayed partner and the far reaching effects on their past, present and future Self. When your partner or significant other betrays your mutual trust relationship it affects so many areas of your live adversely: emotionally, …

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The Lighthouse Keepers: Shining a Light on Reality

In a world which can feel unpredictable, terrifying and unsafe, the concept of Lighthouse Keeping is one which I use, to enable a sense of stability and security within for those who have suffered from the relational trauma of being rejected by a child in divorce and separation. In such circumstances, where parents are the …

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The Power of Mental Health

Nurturing Your Well-Being In our fast-paced world it’s easy to overlook the importance of mental health. However, taking care of our minds is just as vital as caring for our physical well-being. Let’s look into the significance of mental health and explore some common mental health challenges people face. Additionally, I’ll provide valuable insights into …

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Putting Children First is Toxic!

Yes, you read correctly. When going through a divorce or blending a new family, putting the children’s needs above everyone else’s, is toxic. In fact, it is not a good idea for any family. It is a great recipe for unhealthy parent-child relationships and dysfunctional families. Since I founded this platform in 2015, I’ve been …

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While You Were Gone

Printable Scrapbook Templates for Alienated Families Available for instant download on Etsy I have a long family history of alienation and only when I went through my own gruelling divorce, did I become aware of the term parental alienation and the horrifying extent to which families are affected by it all over the world. Since …

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Meaningful Parenting

What you should know about parenting styles “As long as I love my kids and keep their best interests at heart, there is no right or wrong way to parent.” – Anonymous As parents, we all want to do right by our children. We want to give them a memorable childhood. We want to teach …

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