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Parenting coach
in your pocket

Had enough of nagging and bickering? Do you want your child to grow in confidence and independence? The Howtotalk app helps parents to develop a strong, positive relationship with their children – gently and respectfully. Discover how to deal with complex emotions and encourage cooperation ,
as you learn, share and grow together with your child

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Parenting with a good feeling

Give your child a different view of themselves and help them become the person they want to be

Science-backed success

Our proven techniques are loving, grounded, respectful to all – and trust children first and foremost

For ages 2 to 20

You can apply our parenting methods 
to toddlers, late teens and 
everyone in between

About the Howtotalk app


Get new parenting tools in 5 minutes

Tackle any parenting challenge with tools and techniques you can use right away – 
plus hundreds of case studies and comprehensive training to follow at your own pace. Each module only takes around 5-10 minutes.


Ask the parenting experts

Need some extra advice to help figure things out? Share your parenting challenge with us via the app. Every week, our experts answer your most burning questions – and of course, you can learn from other parents’ challenges, too.


Discover hundreds of examples

Once you’ve done the training, it’s just a matter of practicing to master the method. To make things easier, we’ve outlined hundreds of relatable scenarios, with examples of how you might react to each one.


Listen and learn

From toddler tantrums in the supermarket to uncommunicative teens at home: Howtotalk founder Heleen de Hertog tells you how to deal with every challenge in our podcasts. You can also listen to interviews with experienced parenting experts on everyday topics such as sleep issues, sibling rivalry and fussy eaters.

Subjects of Howtotalk



  • Really helpful

    Our old nursery used this method so, out of curiosity, we downloaded the app. The tools are great and easy to use. We’ve had far fewer outbursts from our toddler!

  • Very good app

    It acts as a reminder to keep putting in the effort!

  • Love this User-friendly App!

    In a remarkably short period of time, I’ve already received tips that have assisted me and my family. I’m not always free, but every so often, I take the opportunity to briefly review some situations.

    The app is user-friendly. There are audio features, reading options, and videos. It’s adaptable to your needs or location. I also appreciate that there are several ways to learn. Podcasts. An automated set of questions. Or learning from specific challenges.

    At the very least, I find that I’m understanding what’s happening with the baby sooner.

  • Highly recommend this app!

    What I absolutely love about the bite-sized Howtotalk courses on Everge is their convenience. I can access a wealth of knowledge anytime, anywhere, without feeling overwhelmed. Perfect for on-the-go learning

  • Convenience and Learning on the Go

    The podcasts on Howtotalk via Everge are my go-to! They’re so informative and I love being able to learn about dealing with different parenting issues while on the go

Frequently asked questions


  • How does the app differ from the book?

    While both the app and the book deliver valuable parenting advice, the app enhances the learning experience through its interactive elements. Besides the text, it offers podcasts, case studies, practical examples, and the opportunity to ask experts questions directly. It also includes training modules that can be completed at your own pace, giving you a more dynamic and personalised learning experience.

  • Does the app remember where I left off last time?

    Rest assured, we’ve got you covered! Our app is designed to keep track of all your progress meticulously. Whether you’ve finished an entire module or just partway through, we remember where you last left off. This way, you can pick up exactly where you stopped, making your learning journey seamless and effortless. This convenience is just one of the many ways we strive to make your Howtotalk experience on Everge as user-friendly as possible

  • Do I need a monthly or annual subscription?

    We believe in flexibility and choice for our users. That’s why we offer both monthly and annual subscription plans to cater to different needs. But wait, there’s more! We are so confident that you’ll love the wealth of knowledge and guidance available on Howtotalk via Everge that we provide a 30-day free trial. This gives you a risk-free opportunity to explore our comprehensive content and experience firsthand the transformative effect it can have on your parenting approach. We are here to support your journey every step of the way

  • What ages is the app suitable for?

    We’re excited to share that the Howtotalk method via Everge caters to a broad age range, making it a versatile tool for your parenting journey. The strategies and insights offered are specifically designed to effectively address the needs of children aged 2 to 20. But that’s not all! Recognizing the challenges that come with the earliest stages of parenthood, Everge also provides targeted courses on baby sleep and nutrition. Therefore, whether you’re a new parent navigating the initial stages of your baby’s life or dealing with the unique challenges of raising a teenager, our platform has you covered. From birth to 20 years old, Everge is here to empower you with knowledge and tools, helping you navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood with confidence.

Howtotalk: parenting coach in your pocket

Learn how to handle your emotions differently and improve the atmosphere at home, while your child becomes more independent, develops a positive self-image and grows in confidence.