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Your Child’s Self Esteem

High self esteem is the key to your child's future so what can you do? A child's self esteem is determined by how lovable and how capable they feel.  However, many parenting styles are either overly controlling or over protective. What has been my own experience? Controlling Parenting style I've been over controlling as a [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|confidence, parenting skills, self esteem|0 Comments

Stop Cyber bullying and keep children safe online

 Cyber Bullying The new advisor to the British PM expressed her belief that social media is a potential threat to young people and that parents should monitor their children’s messages. Stop Cyber Bullying With children accessing the internet so young, parents need to set rules and boundaries so issues can be prevented. Advise younger children [...]

Teenagers

Try not to get too concerned with raising a good teenager; that you forget you already have one Raising teenagers is tough and parents need to know they are not the only one experiencing moods and challenging behavior.

By | August 7th, 2012|bad behaviour, confidence, Teenagers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enhancing a child’s Self Esteem & Self Worth

How do you come into a Room? How to give a child good self worth If you want your child to come in with a quiet confidence & solid presence, the message they need from the parent is: Your Absence matters: When you are not there I really miss you. Spending time & giving positive [...]

By | July 21st, 2012|confidence|0 Comments

How to manage exam stress for parents

Focus on the relationship, not the study and as you deepen your relationship with your teenager, it becomes safe for them to share their worries and concerns. Why your child may be having difficulties studying If there is an unwillingness to study, remember relationship is still the most important thing as what may lie behind [...]

Good Parenting is about how I relate to self & others

Observe my responses and if they are defensive - it's an offortunity to explore and an invitation to change Positive Parenting Relationship with self is key to effective parenting. If how I relate to myself is poor, then it is likely that my parenting is going to reflect that. If I am self critical, then [...]

Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting is about treating your child with respect, listening to their point of view and giving them a sense of being understood. It is about noticing what they have done (rather than what they have not done) and remembering to tell them. What is your parenting style? Are you an overprotective parent? (Living the [...]

Developing a stronger sense of self is crucial for a Parent

Let’s look at increasing your Self Esteem. The more you raise your own self esteem, the more you will raise your child’s. Why is Self Esteem important? It affects: Friends you choose (as you choose ones with similar self esteem to you) The kind of person you will settle down with How you get on [...]

Homework/Study Struggles? No more!

If you have Homework struggles with your child, this article has some practical tips and skills to help Love must always be present before learning can happen We cannot attend at a ‘head’/intellectual) level, if things are not right at a heart level (emotionally- a childs first need is to be loved for themselves).To be [...]

Bullying: Practical Parenting tips to help prevent bullying

Short video on practical parenting tips to help prevent bullying:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pERCR1Tb68