It can be argued that raising children who are able to tackle the world with confidence, resilience and emotional intelligence is one of the most important roles of a parent. Continue reading “5 Things parents of confident children have in common”
People yell for different reasons. Many people do it because they’re stressed, other’s because that’s how they were raised, some don’t know any other way, and many populations do it because it’s culturally acceptable.
Experience has shown me that people can be placed into two categories: people who want to be nothing like their parents and people who wish to be half as good as their parents.
Someone once said, ‘The most noticeable impact you will have on your child, comes from your most unnoticeable behaviour’. What does this mean? Continue reading “Why parents need to understand their own emotions first”
“I find playing with my child boring“.
Many parent’s find playing with their children boring that they quickly loose interest and end up surfing their phones or, God forbid, doing chores instead. There’s only so many times you can smash a truck against the track and dress up as a fairy and drink tea!!!
Does your child piff a toy across the room in frustration? Hit their baby sister for knocking down their blocks the umpteenth time? If so, it doesn’t mean your child is ‘naughty’, and it doesn’t mean they’re going to grow up with frustration or anger issues. Continue reading “How to calm a frustrated child”