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So far Justine Lamont has created 8 blog entries.

The parenting juggle

2023-04-14T21:46:20+00:00

We can stand back a bit as that conscious observer and pay attention. Every interaction gives us an opportunity to learn what we can do to help children. We can focus our time and our energy in this area instead of reacting to events. It’s worth slowing down if you want to go faster.

The parenting juggle2023-04-14T21:46:20+00:00

Parenting through separation and divorce – it need not be a disaster

2023-04-17T00:26:06+00:00

No one goes into a marriage expecting it to fail. The numbers tell a different story. 50% of couples will split. The average marriage lasts 8 years. When parents go through separation and divorce they can feel immense guilt about how it will affect their children. While separation and divorce are considered an ACE (adverse childhood experience) which is linked to all sorts of negative long term outcomes for children it need not be a disaster. There is a lot that parents can do to act as a buffer and protect children from the fallout.

Parenting through separation and divorce – it need not be a disaster2023-04-17T00:26:06+00:00

Help my kid won’t take no for an answer!

2023-04-05T03:23:14+00:00

Help! My strong-willed child won’t take “no” for an answer Does it feel like your child is in charge? Is getting even the tiniest amount of cooperation impossible when they dig in and refuse to take “no” for an answer? [...]

Help my kid won’t take no for an answer!2023-04-05T03:23:14+00:00

When perfectionism is the enemy of progress | how to help a child who hates making mistakes

2023-04-19T05:05:55+00:00

"My daughter is doing well academically and excels in many subjects. I am concerned about her perfectionist tendencies. Her reaction to what I see as minor setbacks is out of proportion. When she got a less than perfect result [...]

When perfectionism is the enemy of progress | how to help a child who hates making mistakes2023-04-19T05:05:55+00:00
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