WIN a copy of 'The Parent's Toolkit'
Give your child the confidence and skills so they can be the best they can at school, home and play
The Parent’s Toolkit
Simple and Effective Ways to Help Your Child Be Their Best
By Naomi Richards - The UK's No.1 Kids Coach
- Do you wish your child had more confidence?
- Would you like to help them handle problems better at school or at home?
- Would you like to give your child the life skills to thrive in the face of change and challenge?
Naomi Richards, the UK's leading kids coach and our latest Mummy blogger at Direct2Mum has been working with children and their parents for nearly 8 years. Just as adults can develop with a life coach or a mentor at work, so too can children. They can really benefit from you coaching them to handle challenges, such as making and keeping friends, dealing with peer pressure or bullying, sibling rivalry, getting homework done or dealing with a major change, such as moving schools or parents separating.
In The Parent’s Toolkit Naomi shares the key life tools she uses and teaches so that you can help your child successfully navigate childhood problems and grow up into a happy, confident and resilient young adult. As coaching is a collaborative process her tools include teaching your child positive self-talk, simple problem-solving techniques to encourage your child to arrive at the right solution to an issue, and specific advice for you as a parent to hone your own listening and coaching skills.
Aimed at parents with children aged 6+ and divided into the most important areas of a child’s life, The Parent’s Toolkit is packed with real-life examples, useful hints to help you in conversations with your child and creative ideas to help solve problems. Upbeat, insightful and incredibly practical, The Parent’s Toolkit is essential reading for any parent wanting to give their child the best start in life.
To celebrate the launch of Naomi's new book, see has kindly donated a copy to be personalised to one lucky Direct2Mum compeititon winner. To be in a with a chance of winning, simply correctly answer the question below before the closing date of Friday 17th February 2012 and you’ll be automatically entered into our prize draw.
Naomi Richards has been a Life Coach for Children since 2004, having trained at The Centre for Coaching and Stress Management in Blackheath. She coaches children all over the world (face-to-face and over Skype) and holds regular workshops for children on self-esteem and confidence, communication and friendships, secondary school transition and living with separated parents. Naomi is a member of the Association for Coaching.
Naomi is a practised media spokesperson, frequently contributing to women’s, parenting and teen press and is a regular guest on Three Counties Radio drivetime show and is an 'Agony Aunt' for several websites.
Naomi lives in the south of England with her husband and two children.
For more information on Naomi and her work visit www.thekidscoach.org.uk or view her Direct2Mum profile.