communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash Tweens are incredibly tuned in to social relationships and as they get closer to the teen years, their peers become increasingly important. Whether they are an extrovert with a large social circle, or an introvert with one close friend, friendships will be a huge part of your child’s world.    We may be… Continue reading Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

How to Celebrate Your Child’s Success in a Way That Strengthens Your Relationship

It turns out that celebrating is actually far more important for relationships than most of us realise, especially for our closest relationships.

communication, Highly Sensitive Children, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Why Strengths Based Parenting is Important for Both You and Your Child.

Our strengths can overcome our weaknesses. This fact has become more of a focus in psychology research in recent years. Discovering and building on peoples’ strengths (or your own) is a powerful tool in parenting too. It’s a fantastic way to encourage a positive self-image, hope and optimism for the future, and a sense of purpose. Read the full article to discover the two ways you can apply a strengths focus to parenting.

communication, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

The positives of parenting tweens and teens: What’s going on inside your teen’s developing brain.

The adolescent years have a bad reputation for turning our sweet little children into hormonally driven, impulsive, lazy, moody teens, but--according to new research--the tween and teen years are really a time we can be excited about.