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.
One of the most important gifts you can give your child to help them grow, learn and thrive socially as well as emotionally, is a hug. Find out why.
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!
Everything from stomping feet, to flailing on the floor, to screaming, to physically attacking people and things. It’s basically a name for every parent’s nightmare… especially if tantrums happen in public.
A dad's role is to help their kids feel valued. When I was a child, every Valentine's Day my dad (a single parent of three girls) gave me a little note and chocolates. That small gesture meant a lot. I felt cherished, loved and lovable. But the most important thing he did for me and… Continue reading Valentines ideas for dads