Discipline

Transforming annoying behaviour

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Isn’t it often the case that we notice when our child is displaying annoying, irritating or what we perceive as inappropriate behaviour; but we will happily leave them to their own devices when they’re behaving well? Maybe it’s because we don’t want to disturb them when they’re good? Or, perhaps we can have a bit […]

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Catch yourself & others being good

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Why is it that we find it so easy to criticise & find the negative in ourselves & others? Most people really want to bring out the best in each other but often this approach falls by the wayside as our well-rehearsed critical habitual voice pipes in and dominates. It therefore takes more careful consideration […]

Discipline

Getting close to your child…

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It makes sense that the further you are away from a child the less influence you will have on him or her. It may be common sense but unfortunately it is an approach that is commonly neglected by many parents when trying to get their child to listen and act. You may be familiar with the […]

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Christmas Presents for Kids

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In the past kids got presents that they could actually play with; where their imagination was aroused, such as baby dolls; prams; trucks, figurines and the like; or their physical body was activated through bikes, swing sets, sand pits or sporting gear for the younger child. Now in my practice I get a lot a lot […]