They Never Tell me Anything! 5 Tips for enjoyable conversations.

They Never Tell me Anything! 5 Tips for enjoyable conversations.
There may be times when the way you're communicating with your child, may be causing a shut-down! ​ So often I hear parents saying "My kids never tell me anything. They give me one word answers to my questions, roll their eyes and make it quite clear that they don't want to talk to me." Sometimes your child may be tired, hungry or out of sorts...
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“Because I said so,I’m the Mom!” 3 tips to say instead of...

“Because I said so,I’m the Mom!” 3 tips to say instead of...
 It doesn't have to take threats, nagging, bribes or one minute reminders to get our kids to complete their tasks and to follow through on their promises and responsibilities. ​ Many parents can see that "because I said so, I'm the Mom ", just doesn't work! So how can we encourage our children to cooperate, without losing our cool? Here are 3 ...
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Dicipline not Punishment

Dicipline not Punishment
We'd like our children to learn from their mistakes. So, very often, we send them to the "naughty" corner or up to their room to "think about what they've done." But, they don't! In fact, they keep doing the same thing despite the punishment.  So how should we discipline our children? Punishment can lead to power struggles. ​ Usually we think ...
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Seven Tips for Breaking the Worry Cycle

Seven Tips for Breaking the Worry Cycle
"One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is to teach them how to turn worry into action."  Our minds are amazing and incredibly powerful. They can help us create wonderful things…while they can also torture us! The perfect example is worrying. We all know what that is right? It's a normal part of who we are. Worry is when we have t...
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Your Tiredness, Your Teen.

Your Tiredness, Your Teen.
​This is the third video following on from the article on H ow to Move your Relationship with your Teenager from Miserable to Happy. This time it's all about your tiredness! Enjoy!
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The Great Greeting!

The Great Greeting!
This is the second video following on from the article on H ow to Move your Relationship with your Teenager from Miserable to Happy. This time it's all about the great greeting. Enjoy!
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Make your Relationship with your Teenager go from Miserable to Happy with these three strategies.

Make your Relationship with your Teenager go from Miserable to Happy with these three strategies.
So many parents of teenage children ask me how they can make their relationship with their child go from miserable to happy? So many parents reach a point in their relationship with a child that they think they'll never have the loving relationship that they once had when the child was very young. Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really ...
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Five Parenting Styles that Prevent your Child from feeling Gratitude

Five Parenting Styles that Prevent your Child from feeling Gratitude
We all have "What were we thinking?" parenting moments. We let our kids watch another TV program instead of reading, or we continue to feed the fish and clean out the long forgotten goldfish bowl. All just to avoid another war with them.  Most of us have probably gone a similar route rather than trying to change our kids' behaviour.  Ther...
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More Meaningful Time with your Kids

More Meaningful Time with your Kids
 Have fun connecting with your kids! Did you know that "spending more meaningful time with my kids" is one of the most common New Year's Resolutions every year?  Here are eight easy ways that will help you "connect with your kids" any time of the year:  1. Make eye-contact when your kids enter the room. When kids see joy and acceptan...
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Making Chocolate Chip Cookies

Making Chocolate Chip Cookies
​ Did you know that teaching your child a new skill like how to make chocolate chip cookies or how to change a tire can build self-confidence? ​ Any time your kids have an opportunity to learn something new and to create something exciting it builds self-confidence. And what can be more exciting for a young child than chocolate chip cookies, or a n...
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Forming a Healthy Family Unit

Forming a Healthy Family Unit
Are you looking for practical strategies to help you with your parenting challenges? Do you want your family life to be full of more loving, peaceful, happy times? Do you feel your child is lagging behind, feeling stressed, not thriving? Forming a healthy family unit is all about the relationship we have with our spouse or partner and the relations...
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Does Your Child have an “I messed up” Coach?

Does Your Child have an “I messed up” Coach?
The challenge with an "I messed up" moment is that kids often panick as they try to deal with the issue. The problem is…when you feel stressed and panicky the logical reasoning part of your brain works less efficiently – making it very difficult to think straight. That is why it is so important to have an "I messed up" coach. You can be the kind of...
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Be Yourself

Be Yourself
​It's essential that parents teach their kids how to recognize and honor their own uniqueness, gifts, and talents. Differences are what make them unique. Whether it's their personality, interests, or talents, their uniqueness is a gift and an opportunity to contribute to the world. ​Ask your kids these questions to help them understand the importan...
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Encourage Your Child to read over the Summer Vacation

Encourage Your Child to read over the Summer Vacation
​There is tremendous value in modeling the joy of reading for children. Very often parents unintentionally give the message that reading is a chore: something that must be finished before the child can move on to more active and enjoyable pursuits. Instead, create a positive atmosphere for reading by showing your child how you use reading for enter...
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Raise Smarter, Happier Kids!

Raise Smarter, Happier Kids!
• Believe in your children. Believing in your children makes them feel capable, worthy and more confident. When you notice something good in them or their actions be quick to express your genuine admiration, love and care. They'll feel able to accomplish wonderful things and to be the best that they can be. • Praise their efforts not their intellig...
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Can Parents Help Their Child Remove Miserable feelings?

Can Parents Help Their Child Remove Miserable feelings?
Step 1: Tell your child to pay close attention to their feelings at all times. Every time they feel bad or uneasy, let them take a minute to identify the source of that negative energy – Is it a specific situation, is something broken, is it being around a specific person? Step 2: Encourage your child to write down the reason for the bad feelings. ...
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