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5 Positive Parenting Tips

Why parent positively? Here's one good reason to think about: Your Child's Self Esteem An act of comparison is ultimately an act of rejection, therefore accept your child for the unique individual they are. They are a once off happening that will never reoccur and your acceptance of them, results in them accepting themselves as [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Family wellbeing|0 Comments

Disciplining children

What mistake do parents make around discipline? Handling a child who is challenging, disruptive and acting up I meet parents on a 1:1 and every week, parents come to me about a child they are struggling with. They say he is disruptive, challenging and he acts up. They also usually say ‘he gets so much [...]

By | June 19th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

How to talk so kids will listen& listen so kids will talk

Communication Tip: How to engage your child or teens co operation 'You disagree with me? I need to listen to you' When you really listen to their point of view with intent to understand them, 2 things happen. Conflict reduces & you engage their co operation. Book a Parenting course for your company or Wellness [...]

By | March 8th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Developing Responsibility in your Child or Teen

Our children need to know we make mistakes, we're not perfect Positive Parenting I am not always right so last night I made a mistake, I did not see it at the time but later on, one of my teenagers pointed it out to me. We hate to be wrong, but she was right. Children's [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|BLOG, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Children’s Behaviour & Discipline

All behaviour has a reason, so when you experience poor behaviour see it as a cry for help Positive Parenting Ask yourself: How is she feeling? What is she thinking? Difficult behaviour is prompted by a feeling and therefore when you understand how your child feel/thinks; you deal with it better and the behaviour disappears. [...]

By | January 2nd, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Back to School

Take care of yourself by being more organised Parenting Tips for Back to School Mornings begin the night before. Uniform, shoes, sports equipment, tie ready . Lunch set up or pre prepared. Table set the night before. Go to bed earlier & get up half an hour earlier for a calmer/happier home. Positive Parenting Lavish [...]

Helping children get along

How to deal with conflict better Calm is essential in managing conflict Remain calm and approach calmly, remembering that your tone and your behaviour sets the tone. Therefore, be the change you want to see and if you want your child to calm down, then ask yourself, 'how calm am I?' Be a good role [...]

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

Toddler Tantrums and Sibling Rivalry

When your toddler is thrashing the younger sibling.. Toddler Taming A two year old does not need punishment, they need more 1:1 time & understanding towards how they feel. Also, using time out or sending them to their room only increases their negativity towards the younger sibling, whom they now resent even more. Tell them [...]

Tips for Parenting

 Help with Parenting: Self-Care is No 1 as you cannot take care of anyone until you first take care of yourself.  Tips for Parents: Take care of yourself, so you can take care of everything and everyone else! Time Out makes you a Happy Parent Emotional attunement: Stay in touch with how you feel & [...]

By | February 4th, 2013|help with parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments