managing housework

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Some Discipline Tips

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 [...]

Roundup of Parenting articles in the Media

Here is the latest articles on Parenting related issues in the Media over the past week: If you have children that are on their summer holidays, this article is a Must read for any parent from David Coleman:http://t.co/q85E152 Have a safe trip as a Family this Summer:Practical Parenting Tips from Irish Times today:http://t.co/MjukYzx

Teenagers – it’s a phase!

Do you feel a little unsupported around the house? Having got up and finding I had to not only unload the dishwasher, clean the counters and the hob, Hoover most of the house and wash the floors, I dared to say to my daughters that I felt it was unfair that I was doing all [...]

Sandwich technique (on Desperate Housewives this week!)

Tell your children/partner what they have done that's right and they will do more of it Positive Parenting Say something positive, say what you need from that person, & end on a positive note. For example: 'You're always so responsible round the kitchen, I just need you to X, when you finish what you are [...]

Back to school with stress free mornings

Families are back to school after the long break - are there simple things you can do that ensure smoother school mornings? Mornings begin the night before Do up a list of what needs to be done and let each child choose something they can do whether it is to set the table for breakfast or [...]

Stressed? Children before Housework this Easter break!

Remember, you do not have to do everything! There are things you do need to DO, other things you can DELAY, some you may be able to DELEGATE and other things you can simply DUMP!   What about Children before Housework for the holidays, and build memories instead of stressing yourself trying to do the [...]