To make the world a better place, I just have to be a better dad. My greatest investment is the one I make into my children.
Posts Categorized: Parenting
Have you noticed that once weâre parents, most of us want life to be civilised, tidy, quiet, and relaxed. And the kids? They want wild. They want action. They want exploration and adventure. They want PLAY!
Instead of toughening our children up, letâs develop that sensitivity and find ways to support their resiliency at the same time. It is possible to be sensitive and resilient.
My daughter thinks itâs ok to say frigging as itâs not the ârealâ word. Recently one of my kids has learnt to express her anger by using her middle finger. How do I teach her thatâs not ok?
If parents want their children to become mature adults they need to let them embrace life, make decisions and face the consequences of those decisions.
You canât do it YET. When your child tells you that she canât do something, remind her that everyone fails at first. Teach her the power of the word âyetâ.
Tom and Dena Yohe were caring, loving parents to their strong-willed daughter, Renee. It wasnât until she was in her late teens that they discovered the deep hurts that troubled her inside.
Thereâs really no âright wayâ to have this conversation. What matters is that you are attuned to your childrenâs needs and can respond accordingly. These ideas may be useful depending on your child’s age, and their willingness to talk.
âMum, heâs breathing my air!â Kids fight. They drive one another mad. Parents ask me how to stop it and why itâs happening. Here’s my response.
Most teens are thoughtless rather than selfish. Hereâs 5 tips to help you tackle this stage of teenagehood in a way to ensure itâs just a temporary blip.