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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
My childcare arrangement ended when my third child was a year old and I stopped working for a time. The next twelve months were difficult as I adjusted to my new role. Gone were the suits and office camaraderie, and going out to lunch became a distant memory.