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School closures and less socialising have led children across the UK to become more anxious and introverted, with some 135,000 pupils struggling so much that they have not returned to class following the repeated lockdowns of 2020 and 2021. Children who were thriving...
This is a guest post I co-wrote for KiddyCharts about how to communicate better with children; as parents, teachers, or in general.
I contributed to this article by Grazia on when and how to have meaningful conversations with your child and protect their mental health.
Strong relationships are important in order for children to succeed and conversations are critical to building those relationship both at home and in education. I wrote this piece for TES with Jane Gilmour on how to have incredible converstions with students.
This Grazia article was written for Anti Bullying Week. In it, I share advice on what to do and how to encourage your child to talk if they're being bullied.
Navigating friendship issues is an inevitable part of growing up but as a parent it’s important to understand the difference between arguments, teasing and bullying. I co wrote this article for Metro on how to make talking about difficult times a part of your routine...
The Incredible Conversation Podcast
Welcome to Incredible Conversation a podcast for adults supporting teenagers. We use the same principles in the podcast as we used in our book: What’s the neuroscience and how parents, teachers or any supporting adult use that neuroscience to help teens reach their potential. Listen to Bettina and Jane discuss topical issues. Join our conversation here.