As parents we worry about praise – are we praising enough? are we praising too much? what should we praise? This episode brings a different perspective on selecting how to praise your child and an empowering rule of thumb when praising, which every parent needs to know.
Newspaper article: A bit of direction can go a long way..
Do you find yourself repeating instructions over and over again? Do you find that your child is just not that bothered about praise? Do you find your child is quite sensitive to your instructions and a certain tone can result in tears? This can be stressful for both you and your child. This episode explains what may be going on and how you can change it….
I had an interesting experience on a night out last night.
I ordered a cocktail that I later realised had an incorrect ingredient in it. I had drank most of but didn’t enjoy it and then knew why…
In my mind, I was clear – I had ordered and paid for a cocktail. The ingredients were incorrect and therefore it was the bar tenders responsibility to correct it to what was ordered and paid for.
Sounds simple doesn’t it. And yet why is it, often the most simple things like sending an order back, can be the most difficult to do?
A mother has a unique gift
One that is unsurpassed, unrequited and unrepeatable by another.
Your role, your privilege,
Your strengths, your learnings,
Those moments when you rise and fall…
As I write this I am on a short flight between Sydney and Melbourne, sitting on a row of three seats in between two males I don’t know.
I guess my fears are around a fear of judgement and a fear of vulnerability that comes with talking openly about sex.