About Me – Rom Cariad Therapies – the parent?

I thought I’d explain a but of my background and focus!  I’m Rom, a Mum to two children age 7 & 4 and a holistic wellbeing practitioner.

I always wanted to have children, but my children took a while to come along, with some heartaches along the way. Then motherhood really wasn’t as easy or “rosy” as everyone seemed to make out. I had dreadful sibling rivalry and jealousy, great school anxieties with my eldest and other normal childhood behavioural issues. I was lucky that courses and options came along to support me at the right time and I want to share these with other parents.

Don’t we all want to do the best for our children, to be the parent we want to be and not the one who is shouting, upset, stressed etc…

I know the services I offer work because I have been using them for the last two years and friends have been case studies for me as well!

I have been a Relax Kids coach for over two year and love the skills and benefits that the classes bring to children. I trained to be a therapist over ten years ago and love how these therapies all come together to build a package for you the parent and your children to really bring out the best you all have to offer and create those special memories.

Last year I trained to be a SleepTalk(TM) consultant, a self-esteem program for children. This program takes two minutes a night whilst your children sleep and can resolve a huge array of childhood behavioural issues from tantrums, toilet issues, anxieties, speech to other emotional and physical issues. For my son he received the headteacher’s award a few weeks after staring the Sleeptalk(TM) program!

I also volunteer at the SureStart Children Centre and am involved in their stakeholder meetings too. With children at school I also get involved in the PTA too!

My children are so important to me and their happiness in this sometimes chaotic world is key to their wellbeing and mine & my husband too,

This is my story, tell me yours

Rom x

family jones

Space for Calm

 

Have you got your pants of peace on?

Have you got your Pants of Peace on?

Pants of Peace book by Marneta Viegas

Relax Kids Pants of Peace

By – Rom @ Cariad Therapies Oct 2014 Nova News

Isn’t that a lovely concept, that if you had a pair of magic pants, when you put them on you were calm and ready & able to get on with life, whether a child or an adult! This is what I’ve been working on, pulling on all my training and skills and practice of being a Mum, to bring together packages and classes to support parents and children.

Pants of Peace is a book by the founder of Relax Kids and is full of visualisations which help children to relax, feel less anxiety, less anger and greater self-esteem. I am a Relax Kids coach and run classes in Newport. Classes will be starting at the Children’s Centre in November for under 5s. A 30 minute Relax Kids session includes singing, dance & movement, relaxation games, stretches, gentle parent/child massage, positive talk and ending in cuddle time with a story visualisation and cosy blanket!

Classes can help children hyperactivity, anxiety, sleep problems, tantrums.

To put your name down for the class please contact me and please follow my Fb page “Relax Kids in Newport” for more details AND FREE DOWNLOADS! I hope to run classes for school age children shortly.

Parents, please have a look at www.spaceforcalm.co.uk, I have a range of services for the family! From flower essence, relaxing therapies, SleepTalk™ self-esteem program for children.

And yes, if I forget to put my pants of peace on, I do have to get changed! Have you got your pants of peace on?! Rom x

To order this book – click on my “amazon recommendations” link

 

Insomnia for Adults and children alike!

Ironically I’ve been awake thinking about this blog for the last few hours, so have had to get up to write it! But then that is part of insomnia, when something goes around in your mind and you are unable to switch it off to go to sleep. Insomnia can be caused by anxiety, grief, medical reasons and can result in debilitating tiredness. With a lack of sleep, for me, comes an inability to deal with the day-to-day issues in a calm and positive way. I need my sleep!
Solutions I can offer to help with this much needed area of sleep, all aid relaxation.
Reflexology is known for unblocking and rebalancing the energy pathways of the body. The feet and hands are for a map of the body and internal systems, through a reflexology treatment the body can reduce stress, aid relaxation, strengthen the immune system and facilitate homeostasis (balance) in the body).

By working on the endocrine system (the hormone system), it can be stimulated to bring the hormones into balance, stimulating the “sleep hormone” of melatonin, a high level of melatonin will result in a greater feeling of sleepiness . There are other key areas for relaxation including the digestive system, to ensure troublesome digestive ailments do not interfere with sleep and relaxation points.

As an all over body and system massage Reflexology can pick up areas of issue and can bring the body back into balance as well as be a very relaxing treatment and relaxation is of course the key to insomnia!

Other useful therapies are flower essence remedies which help bring balance to your state of mind and emotions, supporting the relief of anxieties and making you more able to cope with them. Crystals can also work on the body’s energy fields and help clear energy blockages. Amethyst under a pillow can also help with nightmares.
Children often find it very difficult to switch off and their brains keep working on thoughts and actions that have happened earlier in the day. The use of a Relax Kids CD can really help to give them something to focus their thoughts on, can stop the reruns and give them the space for the body to relax and go to sleep. CDs can be bought from me or direct from www.relaxkids.com.

It may also be the case that children are also suffering from anxiety, or fear which is preventing them from going to sleep, or to wake in the night. SleepTalk™ is a self-esteem program for children, which follows a set script which parents say to their children as they sleep. It can help with a multitude of childhood behavioural issues including sleeping at night. SleepTalk™ is all about developing the child’s emotional resilience, the mind’s firewall. By using SleepTalk™ over an 8 week period many issues can be reduced or resolved completely

Please talk to me about your, or your child’s insomnia, so we can work a plan of action that will mean you all have the night’s sleep you need, making a better morning!

Rom Jones – Cariad Therapies – Newport Shropshire
Fbook – Cariad Therapies NewportRelax Kids in Newport Shropshire –  Sleeptalk Indigo

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