"If we don't get the chance to be ourselves during childhood, to develop self-worth and self-respect, we might spend our entire adulthood searching for it"

- Kirsty Lee

About Life Through Little Eyes

Welcome to "Life through Little Eyes". I am a Speech & Language Therapist and parent,  with an interest in how we communicate with children. What we say to our children becomes who they are, our voice becomes our child's inner voice. Without even knowing it, we give messages to our children around who we want them to be, but as we may have worked out as we've gotten older, being we are is what matters.

My area of specialism as a Speech and Language Therapist is working with children who stammer and their families. Parent - Child Interaction (PCI) is a well evidenced based approach that I use, with its focus being very much on the way we communicate with our child and how this can lessen the impact of the stammer.

So, I have specialist skills in working with children who stammer, but really I work with parents of all children, on how to connect with the communication we use. Whether a child is struggling with their talking or struggling with co-operation or displaying some anxieties, it comes down to connection through communication.

In meeting children in this way, we show children they are worthy and loveable, even when things get tricky or mistakes are made. In doing this we teach resilience and we teach our children how to have trust in themselves.

If you would like to work with me, please do get in touch and we can have a chat, free of charge, about how we can work together.


Find out more about communicating consciously

The importance of working with parents in early childhood stammering

When a child starts stammering we don’t know whether it is a developmental stage and will stop or whether it will remain with them as they grow. 8% of children…

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Accept our children just as they are. I fully see how important this is. And I have definitely thought to myself…”I accept my children as they are, wouldn’t change them…

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Why is reducing questions more likely to encourage my child to talk?

As parents our default setting can be to ask questions…1) ”what did you have for lunch?”, 2) “who did you play with?” 3) “how do you feel about that?”. Answers…

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Hitting…panic no, support yes

I have this first hand in my world at the moment from my 2 year old and lots of Mammy’s seem to be mentioning it. So it made me bury…

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About Life Through Little Eyes

Life Through Little Eyes is run by me, Jaclyn Morton.

I care about children and I care about society. I believe that what we show our children and the way we speak to them is what they will show us and society.

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Presentations and Workshops

I would love to come to speak to your organisation or event about respectful parenting, or to run workshops on the same subject.

For more details about my next speaking event, please check out my presentations and workshops information.

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