Browsing the "parenting" Tag
May 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

1. Protecting kids from the consequences of their choices and still expecting them to learn critical lessons. Instead: Allow children to learn from their choices. It’s essential that choice and consequence be experienced. It’s damaging...

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March 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

Below are a list of ten recent psychology studies that every parent should know. 1. Parents are happier than non-parents In recent years some studies have suggested that the pleasures of having children are outweighed...

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February 24, 2014 - 2 Comments

Schools are meant to educate and train children, referring to the creches, playgroups, nursery, primary and secondary schools. By the time children get to Senior secondary and University the children are largely formed and are...

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February 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

Researchers reviewed 32 separate studies involving 14,600 pairs of twins. In 23% of cases, parenting style was determined by the child’s personality   Children have a huge input into how they are raised, even though...

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February 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

When it comes to your quality of life, attitude is everything! In fact, it could even be said that whatever you focus on the most, you tend to bring into your life, whether by choice...

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February 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

Mum to daughter: What is it? What do you want Maggy? Gosh you are so annoying…. This is the conversation I heard a mother have with her child at school pickup, this girl could not...

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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

I was really intrigued by this post below from Kathy Caprino on crippling parenting behaviours that limit children from growing into leaders. She gave a great write up from conversations with leadership expert Dr. Tim...

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November 30, 2013 - 0 Comments

Bullying begins in preschool and gains momentum as kids grow. Depending on which survey you read, between 40 and 80 percent of middle schoolers admit to bullying behavior. Not only is Bullying pervasive, it has...

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September 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

This is a post about changes in parenting from a mums viewpoint 1. When I held a child, I looked into his face or at what I was doing with him. Had the iPhone been...

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September 23, 2013 - 0 Comments

Sarah Ockwell-Smith, a parenting expert discusses the concept of gentle parenting. Her definition of gentle parenting can be summed up with three words: understanding empathy respect See the table below for a table summarising the differences...

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