I want to teach my children to say sorry, just like I teach them to say thank you, or excuse me. But there's something about forcing an apology that just doesn't seem right to me.
Dealing with dating can be tough. Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash When our teens get into dating it can be pretty scary for us as parents. Suddenly our babies are in the adult world of love! Negotiating all those emotional, physical (Ahh!) and social aspects that come with relationships. But, considering most teenagers don't end up marrying… Continue reading Help your teen recover from a broken heart
As a newly solo parent, I've been thinking a fair bit about co-parenting and how to make the most of shared care. I came across a podcast about being a "High Value" person and, as it does, my brain started turning over how this idea can be applied to parenting. I think co-parenting is one… Continue reading Being a “High Value” parent
Tuning in to your child's emotions helps them manage their feelings better.
My daughter is a super keen book worm! She's almost a teenager now and has a book review blog for kids. She will be reviewing some beginner chapter books soon so, to give you a hand getting your littles inspired, I've dragged up my Chapter book Tots to Teens article for you! It will give… Continue reading Getting kids into chapter books