Posts Categorized: Children

Effects of your arguments on children

Many of us will remember what it was like to listen to our parents arguing. The feelings of helplessness, panic and sadness. A desire to block it out or run away. Yet it can be easy to forget this as a parent later in life. We can get so mixed up in arguments with our… Read more »

When your ex is badmouthing you to your children

Your ex badmouthing you to your children is a situation faced by lots of ex-partners. It may make you angry and rekindle all sorts of emotions left over from your relationship. The fact that the badmouthing is being directed at you via your children may make you fear they’ll be turned against you. You may… Read more »

‘Children learn positive lessons when parents explain how they resolve arguments’

Most parents argue. But the way these disagreements affect children varies greatly, according to research commissioned by the BBC. It’s not only the relationship between parent and child that affects children’s long-term development. How parents get on with each other also plays a big role in a child’s wellbeing, with the potential to affect everything… Read more »