cross-icon
connect with us
youtube-social-login facebook-social-loigin twitter-social-login insta-social-login linkedin-social-login
cross-icon
Get in touch!
Begin Your Journey With Alison



    Book Alison For
    SPEAKINGCOACHINGMEDIA INQUIRYSOMETHING ELSE
    Media Inquiry
    Speaking Inquiries:

    jeanette@powellspeakers.com

    Business & Media Inquiries:

    info@alisoncanavan.com

    General Contact Form:

    info@alisoncanavan.com

    sign-in-cross

    Log In | Register

    back-to-top

    Tag: parents

    BOUNDARIES AND THREATS AT BEDTIME (OR ANYTIME)!!

    “Mum I need to go to the toilet”, eh you just went! “I’m really thirsty” eh you just had water! “I’m afraid a lion is going to smash through my window” eh we don’t have lions roaming around. “Oh really mum do you guard the zoo!!” Anything to avoid sleep and then “I don’t like you… Continue reading BOUNDARIES AND THREATS AT BEDTIME (OR ANYTIME)!!

    PARENTING ALONE

    AS PRINTED IN THE DAILY MAIL Q: Has James asked about his dad?  My child’s father doesn’t see her, I don’t know how I’ll explain this when she asks It’s probably the most heartbreaking and difficult question that I’ve had to deal with. I remember when James was a tiny baby, looking into his blue eyes… Continue reading PARENTING ALONE

    WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE CHIA BIA YOUR NEW HEALTHY HABIT

    I’m always looking for easier ways to slip healthy habits into my life. As parenting is a constant cycle of guilt as well I’m always worried if James is getting enough nutrients and a well balanced diet. I’m self-employed and always running from one place to the next. (Violins please) I try to eat as… Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE CHIA BIA YOUR NEW HEALTHY HABIT

    PARENTING- DAILY MAIL- COPING WITH TIME CHANGE

    VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING MAY 7TH

    Why can’t I ever do things by halves?? I was complaining to Sarah Mac Lachlann from Pilates Performance that I didn’t feel I was getting results quick enough and she informed me I actually needed to make my classes. Hmm I thought, now that makes sense!! I decided to do three classes in a row… Continue reading VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING MAY 7TH

    VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING APRIL 23RD

    Well if you had told me 3 years ago I would be unable to sleep because I was so excited about going to a baby fair I would have had you committed…. No, really I would and so would anyone who knows me! However that is simply what happened last week. I just returned from… Continue reading VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING APRIL 23RD

    VIP PARENTING COLUMN 17TH APRIL

    I’m trying to figure out why my bladder is so near my eyes these days. I often think because I buried my emotions for so long there was a backlog of tears or else I’m simply drinking to much… water that is!!! I had a crap birthday; no ones fault and I was feeling really… Continue reading VIP PARENTING COLUMN 17TH APRIL

    VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING March 26th

    Last week as I was driving James to crèche and a very strange thing happened. James started screaming: “Ouch Mummy it hurts. It’s so bright.  Make it go away.” The first thing any paranoid freak of a mother like me thinks about is meningitis. But being in Ireland the actual culprit here was the sun.… Continue reading VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING March 26th

    THE WEDDING DAY with Beat 102-103

    THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! There’s only days to go to win a dream honeymoon at… · The Wedding Day– the South East’s Easter Wedding Show, in The Hub, Kilkenny, THIS Sunday March 31st – brought to you by Beat 102103 · Your ticket will enter you into a draw to win this dream honeymoon with… Continue reading THE WEDDING DAY with Beat 102-103

    VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING March 12th

    Trips to the doctor, antibiotics and a lot less money in my pocket now. As a parent in Ireland sometimes you literally can’t breathe without spending money. To top it off my friend in London who’s a working Mum of two proudly declared that her childcare is free and oh yeah so is the doctor.… Continue reading VIP MAGAZINE PARENTING March 12th