07 April, 2006

Perfectionist Baby Blues

Article by Jennifer Liston-Smith published in Managing Maternity newsletter, March 2006

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

“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!