Category: Parenting


Are ‘copped on’ kids happier kids?

Our on-demand culture of constant entertainment, instant gratification and high expectations is leading to higher levels of frustration and anxiety in young people. Child psychotherapist Colman Noctor says we need to teach our children ‘cop on’ if they are to survive and thrive in today’s world…


Parents need to learn to listen

Our understanding of mental health is so poor that we still see mental health as a euphemism for mental illness. So says therapist Enda Murphy in the pages of his new book, Flagging the...