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Stress free parenting

Would you like to have more stress free parenting? Stress free parenting Week in and week out, parents come to me for help in reducing the stress in parenting. The stories are often similar: ‘He will not listen! I have to ask him ten times! Children listen when they feel listened to In [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|BLOG|0 Comments

A Different Type of Discipline

Parent is about guiding and teaching and less about discipline. No More Naughty Step or Time Outs According to a recent study featured in Time Magazine, brain scans show that relational pain –that caused by isolation during punishment can look the same as physical abuse. So is alone in the corner the best place for [...]

By | March 23rd, 2015|Babies and toddlers, Primary school|0 Comments

Challenging toddlers

Ways to respond to a toddler who slaps or pushes his older sister. Toddler taming If a toddler slaps or pushes his older sister, ask yourself what is the intention of the behaviour? It is to get attention. Unfortunately the wrong kind of attention. The more attention you notice them, the less attention they seek! [...]

By | March 16th, 2015|Babies and toddlers|0 Comments

A Magical Parenting Tip for today

Think about a time your child is blossoming - what's happening? One to One Time One on One time with a child is usually what parents say to me. When I have him all to myself, he is a pleasure, so easy, no difficult behaviour. So build a little of this into every day, will [...]

By | May 14th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Sibling Rivalry – understand it & resolve it!

Sibling Rivalry - you can never treat them equally, but you can treat them uniquely All behaviour has a reason-how does the child feel & what are they thinking? This is the topic that comes up for every parent, and it is what drives much mis-behavior from our children. Let's try see it differently? Sibling [...]

By | March 28th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Troubled Teen who is moody, aggressive and unmotivated following an accident

A mum contacted me about her son who is aggressive and moody following a crash and has lost his motivation in school Parenting Teens I hear how difficult this is for you and how worried you are about your son. It sounds like you could use some support. Parenting teens is extremely challenging at times [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|disrespect|0 Comments