Whose Problem is it?

Whose Problem is it?

Whose Problem, Is it? [responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Confession As a mother, I was well entrenched in doing the thinking, (instructing/lecturing) for and on behalf of my kids, especially when there was a problem. On many...

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Building connection with your kids

Building connection with your kids

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] A fortnight ago, we planned to go to the Viking exhibition at the Melbourne Museum, after reading the reviews and chatting with 2 families we decided to alter our course. As we entered the...

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Empathy Begins with YOU

Empathy Begins with YOU

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] The Gift of Empathy-Begins with You Empathy Opens the Heart and Mind to Learning while Frustration and Anger Builds a Wall of Defence. Love and LogicTM Self-empathy is the act of giving...

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Holding Our Kids Accountable with Empathy

Holding Our Kids Accountable with Empathy

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Last week I wrote about the power of using choices especially with resistant and strong-willed children. What do we do when our child is resistant to our choices or doesn’t follow through....

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My Way or the Highway

My Way or the Highway

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Over the School holidays I caught up with a friend. As we were sharing our parenting journey our teenage girls decided to join us. My friend’s daughter queried what’s strong-willed, and am...

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Why Is It So Hard To Allow Our Kids To Make Mistakes

Why Is It So Hard To Allow Our Kids To Make Mistakes

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] I have been working with a group of parents, empowering them to put the fun back into their parenting while raising resilient happy kids. A realisation dawned on them that its sooooooooo...

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Staying Strong When Things Get Tough

Staying Strong When Things Get Tough

[responsivevoice_button voice="Australian Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Strong Willed children have great qualities and make great leaders. That’s what someone shared with me about my 2 children. I wasn’t convinced that all the struggle and stress was worth the...

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