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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 |2018-12-06T17:36:25+00:00October 20th, 2014|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 |2015-05-31T22:47:23+00:00June 19th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Temper Tantrums

Struggling with Temper Tantrums? Toddler Tantrums A client came back recently to advise that my advice worked on his toddlers temper tantrums which had been challenging to handle. When I asked what in particular had worked, this is what he said: Catch it earlier - before it builds up Distract the toddler Redirect the toddler's [...]

By |2018-12-06T17:36:27+00:00May 24th, 2014|BLOG, Uncategorized|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 |2018-12-06T17:36:27+00:00May 14th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Proactive – not Reactive Parenting

Proactive Parenting Be Proactive There is an EVENT and each parent brings their RESPONSE to it and depending on their response, that determines the OUTCOME, in other words E+R=O.   If you don’t like your OUTCOMES, instead of blaming the EVENT (the child spilled the milk and I lose it), you can change your RESPONSE [...]

By |2018-12-06T17:36:27+00:00March 29th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments

Positive Parenting with a challenging child

What I have learnt ? That a child literally blossoms when parenting offers positive attention and kindness, firmness without crossness. The more we show that we love & accept them, the more they love & accept themselves What children need: Calm parents who speak gently, warmly & who tune into their feelings To be loved [...]

By |2015-05-16T17:00:44+00:00March 29th, 2014|BLOG|0 Comments