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Mia on Respect

Rosie on Being Present Hello I’m Rosie for the Family Peace Foundation. Last week I did my first full handstand in the park! I’d been practicing for months and was so excited. Mum missed it though, ‘cause she was looking at something on her phone. My dog, Digger saw it and he came [...]

Warring Parents – Emily

Warring Parents – Emily Hello I’m Emily for the Family Peace Foundation. It was my birthday last week. Mum asked me what I wanted for a present. I told her I just wanted one thing – for her and Dad to show me how much they love each other – for just one [...]

Parents Drinking – Max

Parents Drinking - MaxHello I’m Max for the Family Peace Foundation.I wish mum and dad wouldn’t drink as much as they do.It’s not that they get really drunk.I know they love us all - but it’s just not the same when they drink too much.Sometimes it’s Mum. Sometimes it’s Dad and sometimes it’s both [...]

Ava – Being Present

Ava – Being Present Hello I’m Ava for the Family Peace Foundation. I’m sure Mum has no idea how much time she spends on her phone. She’s nearly always too busy for me but never too busy for her phone. Sometimes I think she loves her phone more than she loves me! Mum – mumm [...]

Letter to Online Supporters

We thank you for supporting The Family Peace Foundation. We are excited to share with you some fantastic news. Please read Co-Founder, Frank Walker’s full message here.

Choosing Your Battlegrounds

by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg As a psychologist who has spent the last 30 years working with teenagers and their parents, I have often had a front row seat to a wide variety of battles parents have with their teens. Some of these altercations are over very serious issues that relate to drugs and [...]

Amplifying the Positives During Times of Conflict

by Sabina Read Imagine you return home from work, tired and depleted, with your head still spinning over your never-ending to do list. Your children are fractious and niggling each other after the demands of a long day at school; and the dogs are chasing their tails after missing their much-needed park romp. [...]

Sparks or Island of Competence

by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg One of the most important developmental tasks for young people growing up in 2017 is for them to form an identity, to figure out the answer to the questions ‘Who am I, am I normal and where am I going?.” At the Family Peace Foundation, we believe that parents [...]