07 April, 2006

Perfectionist Baby Blues

Article by Jennifer Liston-Smith published in Managing Maternity newsletter, March 2006
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We’ve noticed, through our coaching, that women with significant success at work can put high pressures on themselves as mothers. Not rocket science, but it has implications. While a woman who feels fulfilled in her work and has investments in both career and home life can be a great role model, for some there are psychological tensions lurking beyond the redemptive power of the Kate Spade baby-change bag.

01 April, 2005

Cognitive Behavioural Coaching with Parents

Article by Jennifer Liston-Smith, first published in Stress News, journal of the International Stress Management Association UK in April 2005. Reproduced in Managing Maternity Feature Articles
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“As parents, we mostly get stressed when our children behave in a way that differs from our expectations,” This was a comment made by a participant in one of my Parent Coaching Teleclasses, entitled: Parents: Don’t Worry – be Happy!