We have all been there. It’s the last week before school starts, the shops are busy, you have a list as long as your arm of things to buy for school and woe betide if you buy the wrong pencil case or forget the 5 glue sticks and with shoes to buy too there is only one thing for it. Read more…
We all hear it at times, we all become annoyed by it, distracted, even tense and upset, yet many of us don’t have a conscious strategy to alleviate it and the often damaging effect it can have on both us and the relationship with our children. What am I talking about?
Many couples struggle to agree on the balance of responsibility in their home and the actual execution of that responsibility. And this is the subject of this episode of Parent’s Leading Change TV, where I share 3 simple ways for you to begin addressing this issue in your home and building a balance which works for you.
Resilience. Such an important trait to develop yet many parents find it difficult themselves before even considering how they are going to help their child to develop it. I shared some articles recently, on this very subject and wanted to focus a little bit more on some practical strategies to help you build resilience whether it is at work or within your personal relationships…
Have you ever wondered if there is more to life than the one you’re currently living? Do you like parts of what you do for work but feel disillusioned with other parts? Or at home you know it’s ok, but don’t feel completely fulfilled? Are you ‘just satisfied’ with family life and although it’s ticking along, you want MORE and perhaps feel guilty for feeling this way? Watch this episode of Parents Leading Change TV..
It’s ok not to have a plan for every minute of the day – sometimes enjoying a simple activity like washing the car together can be far more rewarding and fun than spending money on a day trip.
“That can’t be right, surely? My little boy has hit another child? Are you sure? That is not like him at all. “ Followed swiftly by, “he must have been provoked, was he retaliating, was he defending himself?”
We’ve all heard it haven’t we? Telling us what we are doing wrong and how we have failed somehow, how it should have been done differently. This episode shares 3 quick tips on how you as a parent can whip the inner critic into line and create a more balanced view of your performance as a parent and ultimately, feel happier.
It’s simple yet for so many is can be so difficult to accept a compliment. Here’s a technique that can transform your parenting almost overnight. On the face of it, this is such a small change, yet can have an enormous impact on your own life and that of your children.
Something that is WITHIN your power to change that allows you the time for you.