It's not easy at all, but it is possible to heal, it is possible to survive, and it is possible to thrive after divorce. I asked some of the experts whose podcasts, research and articles helped me move forward to offer their best piece of advice. I'm so excited to share with you what they have kindly sent me! I hope it helps you and your kids as much as it helped me.
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.
We all know that divorce has a huge impact on kids and as parents we want to do our best to help them however we can. But when we are in the middle of all the craziness of separation it can be hard to know how to answer all their questions. Grab this free ebook that covers 15 of the most common questions kids ask and research-based (and experienced based) ways to answer them.
Often the best cure for many parenting issues, behaviour problems, bad attitudes, and sibling relationship dramas is one simple idea: FUN. Here are ten of our favourites. Some of these kids' activities are useful ways to make boring tasks (ones the kids usually moan about!) a bit more fun and others are just fun for the sake of it!
Preventing tantrums and challenging behaviours makes parenting easier. Photo by Ashton Bingham on Unsplash One of the toughest jobs a parent has is dealing with bad behaviour from our children. There are so many parenting styles, different ways to discipline, and so much advice about how to deal with behaviour problems that it can be completely confusing to… Continue reading 6 Steps to Better Behaviour