“What should I do? Won’t my children be affected? My spouse thinks that parenting comes naturally”. Voiced in every parenting course that I teach, these are understandable concerns. For some parents the changes feel like a threat or a criticism of their parenting style or even of the way they … [Read more...]
Webinar hosted by Australian Teacher Aide & presented by The Parent Within: ‘Make Every Day a Good Day: Learn how to help children solve their own problems.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqlZUhhR2L4 My first webinar! Children can easily get frustrated when they have problems. Learn skills to to help de-escalate emotions and move children from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. … [Read more...]
Nurturing & Deepening Your Relationship When You Are A New (or old) Parent
Nurturing your baby is all encompassing. So you may be wondering: how can it be possible to nurture your relationship with your partner let alone deepen it? We are each behaving to get our needs met and your baby is very needy – dependent in fact. You would be excused therefore for overlooking … [Read more...]
My Emotional Trainer Wheels!
Thoughts from your 2 or 3 year old (or any aged child) on losing it: "Remember when I was a very little baby and my arms flailed out in a shaky startled response. You knew what to do! You held me close and comforted me. This was you helping me to manage my emotions. When I learned to walk and … [Read more...]
Making Peace With Your New Year’s Parenting Resolutions
It takes bravery to make a New Year's resolution. It takes compassion mixed with courage to commit to it. With so many family-life pressures it can be easy to revert to ineffective parenting methods and get side tracked from your goal of being the parent you want to be. Here are 10 tips that … [Read more...]
5 Steps to Family Peace-Building this Festive Season
Is it possible for a family to have no conflict, disagreements, fights, or squabbles during the festive season? I hate to disappoint, but given different emotional states, personalities, ages, values and expectations, conflict is inevitable. 5 steps to Family Peace-Building this Festive Season … [Read more...]