“When emotions are highly charged – confrontation and discipline are not necessarily that right course of action.
“Again, Kate comes down to her children’s level, or scoops them up with a hug and lets them know that she is close by.
“When children are nervous, often they just need a little pick-me-up of encouragement that their Mum is looking out for them. This much needed boost in confidence is all that they need to keep them going for the next while.
“When we are having a wobble, we often just need to have our feelings acknowledged and to know that our emotions are valid.
“A gentle hand on the shoulder or a hand hold is often all that is required to alleviate the nerves and anxieties.