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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

Wellness Program: How to enjoy more wellbeing

Wellbeing Happiness is being in touch with what is happening within yourself and others. You can only flourish when you have a good relationship with yourself. Here are some tips to improve how you relate to yourself and others as the more we know ourselves and the more  self aware we become the better we respond [...]

By | January 31st, 2013|self esteem, stress, Uncategorized, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Cyber Bullying – What parents can do

With Cyber Bullying in the media lately, parents want to know how to respond What parents can do if their child/teen is being cyberbullied? Go offline - Block the Sender - Do not Reply - Keep the Message & Report Talk with the School who have an Anti Bullying Policy Be there - create opportunities [...]

By | November 28th, 2012|self esteem|0 Comments

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 [...]

Celebrity Culture and your Teenager

A look at any newsagent will confirm the popularity of celebrities for our young people.  The  ‘celebrity culture’ means our teenagers are targeted by TV shows, soap’s, magazines and movies. Parents are Role Models too Yet, parents  are the primary role models and have the greatest influence on our children, so it is vital that [...]

Are your children driving you wild?

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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