Diet and Discipline
How can you feed children what THEY want and then expect them to behave? How can you get them to eat right if they do not listen to you? What you eat affects your mood and your behaviour.
This topic is all too relevant today. Do not miss tactical advice on how to keep your children safe and equip them to think on their feet when there is no-one around.
Bullies, Bullied and Bystanders
There are huge differences between guilt and shame. One is constructive while the other is destructive. Our children need to learn empathy for others so that they do not become bullies, or bully others. Helping the bystander to get involved constructively is also a challenge.
Punishment vs. Discipline
There are appropriate times to punish but using discipline has lasting effects. Choices are important, but a child with too much power and too little wisdom is dangerous!
Shaping the Will without Breaking the Spirit
Parents have such different styles of parenting. There are 5 different styles that are appropriate at different times. Learn how to shape the will without breaking the spirit.
Peace in the Home
Chill time, interrupting, negotiable and non-negotiable behaviour.
It takes 2 to fight. Teaching children to take responsibility for themselves and addressing the ‘it’s not fair’ syndrome.
Recognising the hidden sugars and preservatives. Alternatives to bread, yogurt and 2 minute noodles. Click here, for more information on hosting a practical demonstration at your house with your friends.
Grandparents and In-Laws
Healthy boundaries. Alternatives to spoiling with sweets. Who does the disciplining?
When to say yes, how to say no and stick to it. What is within my power to change and which behaviour do I have to accept?
Tweens to Teens
‘The calm before the storm’. The part that hormones play. Boundaries with friends, tv, sport and bedtime.
Hormones affected by food. Appropriate boundary setting and appropriate freedom.
Boundaries and discipline – different homes, different rules? Playing the role of mom and dad...
Coping with the dynamics of multiple births. They are all so different! Unique temperaments, equal discipline?
Diet, Routine and Discipline
From baby to toddler years: Bottles, dummies, sleep training, eating issues and tantrums.
Beginning with the End in Mind
Entitlement: Pecking order, ‘it’s not fair’ and sibling rivalry, as well as healthy boundary setting.
Understanding uniqueness. A fun interactive session establishing our own temperaments and understanding those of others.
Permission to Parent
Effective time-outs, incentivising good behaviour, sensory issues and diet.
The Birds and the Bees
Is 4 years too early or 8 years too late? How and when do I handle this complex question?
Building Self-Confident Children
Puffed up or built up? What is the difference between praise and encouragement? Different personalities portray lack of confidence in different ways.
A Brand-New Child in 5 Easy Steps
Five simple steps – that is all it takes to regain loving authority and peace in your home.
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