“Grandparents” and “grandchildren” are two well-coined terms, as few relationships in life are so “grand” than the one between these two parties. However, for the parents sandwiched in the middle, this connection can sometimes pose “grand” challenges that may even result in conflict between the senior and junior adults.
Yet, if everyone involved is respectful, willing to compromise and able to focus on the privileges of the situation, the grandparent-grandchild bond could greatly enrich all three generations. To help with this, consider following the ABC for grandparents and parents below.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY BIG ON CHILDREN
Boundaries – Setting age appropriate boundaries
When: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Time: 8:45am for 9am – 11am
Temperaments – Understanding your children’s uniqueness
When: Wednesday, 1 October 2014 Time: 8:45am for 9am – 11am
Diet and Discipline – Techniques on how to get your child to eat healthy, well balanced meals and also behave at the table
When: Wednesday, 8 October 2014 Time: 8:45am for 9am – 11am
Note: For course information please contact Larissa 050 911 4398 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Age Appropriate Boundary Setting When to say yes, how to say no and stick to it. What is within my boundaries to change and what behaviour do I have to accept. When: Tuesday, 15 July 2014 Time: 7-9pm R75pp or R200 if attending all 3
Peace in the Home My child is actually not naughty, he just doesn’t listen/sleep in his own bed/throws tantrums/won’t eat healthy and my spouse and I do not agree on discipline When: Wednesday, 16 July 2014 Time: 7-9pm R75pp or R200 if attending all 3
Book: A Brand-New Child in 5 Easy Steps
South Africa’s Super Granny shares her parenting secrets
Parenting book by South Africa’s own Super Granny, Andalene Salvesen, an international parenting coach and speaker with more than 20 years’ practical experience.
The book, A Brand-New Child in 5 Easy Steps, is inspired by the amazing child-transforming results which Salvesen has gained from her home visits to families all around the world and shows that children’s behaviour will only change when parents become empowered.