Question from a parent - How can I deal with this stupid problem of my 18 year old who heard that Nicky Minaj’s cousins’ friend had his testicles swell up and now she won’t get the vaccine? Developmental expectations A parenting book I read said what we say to our teens is worth 1 point … Continue reading Teens and vaccines
Parents right now are adapting to very different circumstances. We feel a lot of emotion. We feel the responsibility of looking after each other. There are benefits from our being at home and we feel challenged by the uncertainty of what happens next. On a daily basis we balance our needs as parents and those … Continue reading Looking after each other
When parents experience a lot of rigidity or chaos in the home it can help to work on ways to increase a more flexible approach.
Once I started using positive parenting skills I really noticed a change in my son. His body language changed. He cuddled up to me more on the sofa. I was noticing all these changes when one day he asked "Mummy will you talk to me in that nice parenting voice?". This was a wake up … Continue reading Mummy will you talk to me in your nice parenting voice?