HE­LENA’S MANTRAS FOR MAN­AG­ING A BUSY FAM­ILY

The Sunday Telegraph - Stella - - HOW I MAKE IT WORK -

1

Do­ing your best is ad­mirable but chas­ing per­fec­tion is fu­tile.

2

Play to the in­di­vid­ual strengths within you and your part­ner’s re­la­tion­ship.

3

Never un­der­es­ti­mate the ther­a­peu­tic power of talk­ing.

4

Build rou­tine into your chil­dren’s lives, whether it’s a reg­u­lar sup­per time or tele­vi­sion box sets.

5

Chil­dren are re­mark­ably ca­pable of look­ing af­ter one another if you just leave them to it.

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