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Bullying

Some tips on bullying every parent needs to know
What is bullying?
Bullying is defined as unwanted negative behaviour whether verbal, physical or psychological directed by an individual or a group against another person and which is repeated over time.

This behaviour can be name calling, exclusion, isolation or intimidation or cyber bullying.  The effect of the child […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Primary school, Teens|0 Comments

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 parent – result? […]

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 to events […]

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

Enhancing a child’s Self Esteem & Self Worth

How do you come into a Room?
How to give a child good self worth
If you want your child to come in with a quiet confidence & solid presence, the message they need from the parent is: Your Absence matters: When you are not there I really miss you.
Spending time & giving positive attention build’s confidence
When […]

By |July 21st, 2012|confidence|0 Comments

What can I do to foster positive feelings about myself?

There are many things you can do to improve how you feel about yourself and you can begin right away. The cause of having a poor
sense of self lies in early relationships, therefore the ‘cure’ also lies in relationship, relationship with you. However, this relationship is a different one, one where you ease up on […]

By |January 13th, 2012|Wellbeing|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 I will […]

Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting is about treating your child with respect, listening to their point of view and giving them a sense of being understood. It is about noticing what they have done (rather than what they have not done) and remembering to tell them.

What is your parenting style?
Are you an overprotective parent? (Living the child’s life […]

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 with others
How effective you […]

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 unconditionally loved; […]

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