Practical Parenting Tips

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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

5 tips to a happy family

We all want to be a happier parent and to enjoy happier children. 1. Ease up Easing up on yourself and others makes a huge difference in taking the pressure off. When we slow down and let some of the less important things go, we put the focus on the relationship rather than on behaviours. [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Family wellbeing|0 Comments

Self Esteem – how to have a responsible child

Every parent wants their child to be responsible - so what do we need to do? Responsible Children Children become very responsible when given responsibility! My daughter was shown how to make her own lunch and has been doing that from the age of seven. All children can settle their own fights - albeit with [...]

By | January 20th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Book a New Year Parenting Course Day

Did you find your children stressful over the holidays? Book my  One Day Course this Saturday January 4th! Reduce sibling rivalry, difficult behaviour and enjoy happier children and a calmer home Parenting Tip for 2014 Take your focus off the difficult behaviour and put your focus on developing a good relationship, through catching your child/teen [...]

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

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 [...]

Less Stress Parenting

Parents are under more stress than even before - so what can you do? Can you identify with any of this? Not balanced Work/Home Life Partners/children getting ‘leftovers’ Poor self-care (delays calling dentist/doctor) Poor Boundaries around self Always available/'on' Takes too much responsibility on Difficulty in saying No Always in ‘Doing’ mode, little ‘Being’ mode [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|Family wellbeing|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 [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|confidence, parenting skills, self esteem|0 Comments

Self Care as a Parent

Things that help you take care of you: Self Care Prioritize rest when tired Allow adequate time Be more organised Ask for help/Buy in help/Do less & yes, you do deserve to! Know your limits & stay within Reward yourself for something well done Put something in the diary thats for you each week Emotional [...]

Positive Parenting

Our children always 'spill the beans' but often we don't hear it Positive Parenting A parent told me her daughter said 'Mummy, you don't spend time with me' but that she never heard it properly. I asked the Mum 'but do you have time for yourself?' and she said No. When you give time to [...]

Parenting and Children

Parenting is the hardest job we ever do and we come into it with no parenting tips or support Parenting Tips for Parents with Children I have learnt from my mistakes and from working with hundreds of parents each year who tell me what works better. Positive Parenting Child's greatest need is to feel loved [...]