The Parent's Toolkit

The Parent's Toolkit

Simple & Effective Ways to Help Your Child Be Their Best


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, has been working with children and their parents for 8 years. Just as adults benefit from a life coach or a mentor at work, so too can children. By being your child's life coach you can help your child handle challenges such as making and keeping friends, dealing with bullying or peer pressure, sibling rivalry, getting homework done or dealing with a major change, such as moving schools or parents separating.

In The Parents' Toolkit Naomi shares the key life tools she uses and teaches so that you can help your child successfully navigate childhood challenges and grow up into a happy, confident and resilient young adult. Her coaching 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 5+, The Parents' Toolkit includes real-life examples and suggestions as to what to actually say when coaching your child. Essential advice for all parents wanting to give their children the best start in life.


  • Clear and to the point, this is a must-read for parents
    The Sun

About the author

Naomi Richards

Naomi Richards has been a Life Coach for Children since 2004, having trained at The Centre for Coaching and Stress Management in Blackheath and is the only Life Coach in the UK who works in private practice with children as young as 6 years old. 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, is a media spokesperson for parenting, teenage and women's magazines and is a regular guest on Three Counties Radio drivetime show. Naomi lives in the south of England with her husband and two children. For more information on Naomi and her work visit
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