Genevieve Muir

Genevieve Muir

Parent Educator and Obstetric Social Worker at the Mater hospital in Sydney and also a mother to four beautiful boys, Gen is passionate about working with families around connection and attachment with their children from birth to five years.

Gen assists parents to filter out the noise and find the parenting rhythm that works for them. She has a Bachelor of Social work (BSW) at UNSW, is a Circle of Security Facilitator, a Tuning Into Kids Facilitator and has a Grad Dip. in Grief and Bereavement Counselling.

With 13 years on the ground raising four kids Gen understands the challenges parents face first hand and is passionate about helping families adapt to the modern parenting world and all its challenges – to not only survive but thrive.

Articles written by Genevieve

Frustration tolerance is the secret to resilience in kids
Behaviour Communication
Frustration tolerance is the secret to resilience in kids
One of the best ways to help our kids build resilience is through slowly increasing their ability to tolerate frustration and disappointment. We need to give kids the opportunity to try hard things, struggle, fall, and sometimes even fail or be disappointed.
Scripts for navigating traumatic events with your kids
Behaviour Communication
Scripts for navigating traumatic events with your kids
Gen Muir from Connected Parenting shares advice and some age-appropriate scripts for talking to your children about traumatic events.
Our top tips for managing our little ones emotions
Development
Our top tips for managing our little ones emotions
There is no doubt about it, parenting small humans is all about emotions. From the minute your newborn is placed on your chest it’s a steep learning curve as we adjust to parenting. Emotions are high as we adjust, and our baby does too. We navigate crying, long nights, and the first months can feel like a blur. 
How to incorporate play in routines
Development
How to incorporate play in routines
Nothing prepares you for the role that routine will play in your life as a parent of young kids.
Club Med Phuket – Gen’s Review
Out & About
Club Med Phuket – Gen’s Review
Five years ago after the birth of our fourth son, my husband and I needed a holiday badly.
This is my story of cooperation
Out & About
This is my story of cooperation
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much! Working together as a team, whether as a family or with both old and new friendships, we realise that it’s much more fun!