Take care of yourself by being more organised Parenting Tips for Back to School Mornings begin the night before. Uniform, shoes, sports equipment, tie ready . Lunch set up or pre prepared. Table set the night before. Go to bed earlier & get up half an hour earlier for a calmer/happier home. Positive Parenting Lavish [...]
Focus on relationship, and take your focus off the behaviour.
How to deal with conflict better Calm is essential in managing conflict Remain calm and approach calmly, remembering that your tone and your behaviour sets the tone. Therefore, be the change you want to see and if you want your child to calm down, then ask yourself, 'how calm am I?' Be a good role [...]
When your toddler is thrashing the younger sibling.. Toddler Taming A two year old does not need punishment, they need more 1:1 time & understanding towards how they feel. Also, using time out or sending them to their room only increases their negativity towards the younger sibling, whom they now resent even more. Tell them [...]
Bed wetting once toilet trained is called secondary enuresis. Bed wetting can be difficult for both the parent and the child, but a gentle approach is needed in dealing with this particular behaviour. Why does bed wetting happen? Bed wetting once a child has been toilet trained is nearly always psychological/social. All behavior makes sense. What was [...]
Our children always 'spill the beans' but often we don't hear it Positive Parenting A parent told me her daughter said 'Mummy, you don't spend time with me' but that she never heard it properly. I asked the Mum 'but do you have time for yourself?' and she said No. When you give time to [...]
If you're finding yourself challenged by a toddler or a teen, we've listed some things for you to try.
Do you feel unsupported & with no one to turn to? Are you parenting alone? Parenting is tough, the hardest job we ever do and it is great when we can handover to our partner when stressed or about to lose it. What can you do when you are parenting alone? Supporting yourself helps deal [...]
Parenting is the hardest job we ever do and we come into it with no parenting tips or support Parenting Tips for Parents with Children I have learnt from my mistakes and from working with hundreds of parents each year who tell me what works better. Positive Parenting Child's greatest need is to feel loved [...]
I just encountered a woman at the supermarket, trying to do a large weekly shop with two toddlers, who seems to be managing well and it reminded me of the importance of being PROACTIVE in our parenting. Steve Covey outlines this concept in his 7 Habit’s book outlines the Habit 1: Be Proactive Be Proactive, [...]