Aoife is a mother of three children; she is an accredited parent and life coach and is founder of Parent Support since 2013. Aoife recently won a Family Friendly Ireland Award 2019 for ‘Best in Education’. She works with many corporate companies around Ireland, delivering parenting wellness talks to their teams; she is also an expert provider for Ireland’s leading Health Insurance Company - Irish Life Health, as part of their corporate customer wellness programme.
Aoife facilitates parenting groups & talks in crèches, schools and community centres as well as providing staff training and private consultations with professionals in the child care field and for parents in the form of one to one sessions. Aoife also appears regularly on Irish TV & Radio as their parenting expert as well as contributing to The Irish Times, Irish Independent, a variety of parenting magazines and other online news & entertainment websites. Aoife offers parents easy to learn skills and a variety of parenting tools that she knows are effective and practical that can help the parent build a calmer and happier home. The logical techniques and foundations for discipline offer the parent basics for creating their own unique parenting style. Aoife’s practical and non-judgemental approach has proven to be very effective and helpful for both parents and their families.
With nearly 20 years supporting families, Aoife previously worked for over 12 years with the Health Service Executive as part of an Early Intervention Team and Social Work team supporting families with the many challenges of parenting, working one-to-one in the family home as well as facilitating parenting groups. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Diploma in Applied Social Studies from The Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland. Aoife also holds a Diploma in Parent Coaching and a Fetac Level 6 Certificate in Train the Trainer.