In working with parents, I can see that most of the time when a child is behaving badly, they feel bad in themselves. It can be that they need more time and attention from the parent, and they have found a way to get attention, through their behaviour. Another way to give them this attention […]
If you're finding yourself challenged by a toddler or a teen, we've listed some things for you to try.
There are so many situations where we can end up in conflict with our children on a daily basis. What else could we do that may help the situation. If what you are doing is not working, you may need to do something different
How to manage conflict with your children
Be the change you want to […]
In working with parents, I can see that most of the time when a child is behaving badly, they feel bad in themselves. It can be that they need more time and attention from the parent, and they have found a way to get attention, through their behaviour. Sadly, a child’s misbehaviour may be that […]
Tantrums can be difficult for any parent, so here are practical tips and skills to deal more effectively with your toddler tantrums
Tantrums are either a need to:
Express frustration due to limited language skills or
A need to get attention (even negative attention)
Most of us respond angrily and child feel acknowledged and the tantrum has worked, in […]
Many parents have difficulty in dealing with behaviour that challenges them; so I invite you to deal with it differently this week.
Ironically,compassion is the No 1 response to difficult behaviour, when they deserve your love the least, they need it the most.Whether it is tantrums, aggression, uncooperative behaviour; see that the child is trying to […]
All Discipline begins with the Parent
What? Yes, the more undisciplined I am in my self; the more discipline issues I have with my children
How am I undisciplined? By pushing yourself too hard..
Examples: Not taking Time Out, poor Physical care of self,results in ‘losing it’ with the children, shout, Rant & Rave; getting up too late, frequently […]
Here’s link’s to the Parenting articles that have featured in the Media over the past week
Summer fun for children with Festivals, Camps, Drama Schools and Sports. Lots of useful information in todays Times:http://t.co/sGq65XM
Sobering facts about parents relationship with alcohol and it’s effect on their teenagers:http://alturl.com/icnfs
How to we get our child to accept that his parents […]
The holidays have begun for many this weekend and what can we do to ensure it’s a happy time within the family?
Here are my 10 ten parenting tips:
Decide to do what you need to do to be in a ‘good place’ to parent well and do it.This usually means being in touch with your needs […]
A different kind of parenting that teaches responsibility, builds self-esteem and ensures they feel loved. The following ten tips will help you use methods that have been proven to provide children with a sense of well-being and security.
1 – 1 on 1 time
Your child’s self-esteem is greatly influenced by the quality of time you […]