Our mum’s retreat featured in Daily Telegraph’s Kidspot

Our mum’s retreat featured in Daily Telegraph’s Kidspot

So excited for our mums retreat to be featured in the Weekend Telegraph’s Kidspot Magazine. Never before has a retreat encompassed journeying through the powerful inner workings of you as a mum and learning outer parenting tools and strategies to use with your children. A proven combination to enable you to be your best. And all of this in lush surroundings. Here’s the full write up:   For information and bookings click...
School holidays Thriving Guide for Parents

School holidays Thriving Guide for Parents

Have you read lots of messages, listened lots of radio talk shows and heard many parents saying, “THANK GOD the school holidays are over”?Have you noticed how much we hear this and how little we hear, ‘Holidays were GREAT – it was beautiful having time with my kids and doing stuff together”? I wonder what it would be like to be able to say this and mean it? Here’s a School Holidays ‘Thriving’ Guide (not just ‘Surviving’): 1) Acknowledge Yourself – How often do you acknowledge for yourself what you do as a parent? How often do you stop to think about what you enjoyed about the kids today? Keeping a focus on what you DO and enjoy, helps you to take away the focus from what you don’t do and what you don’t enjoy– it’s a quick route to internal happiness! What would you like to acknowledge about yourself?  Here are a few things you can do to acknowledge yourself and what you enjoyed with the kids during the school holidays: Share with your partner/friend each day, something you enjoyed about the kids today. Keep a daily acknowledgement journal. Get online weekly and share with Raising Happy Humans Facebook group your highlight for the week. THINK: “I ROCK..!” 2) Acceptance – Acceptance is: “I may not necessarily like it, I may not want it but it is what it is.” Acceptance is a key resource in allowing you to manage escalation of your emotions.  For example, if you feel frustration because the house is messier during the holidays, this frustration may turn into anger and you end up raising your voice at the kids, then you...