Social media has a huge impact on adolescents and their mental health. We have all heard it before, too much screen time is bad for our kids. Too much exposure to social media can damage adolescent relationships and negatively impact their mental health and overall wellbeing. Continue reading
Everything always feels better with a hug, kiss or cuddle from Mum or Dad. But physical touch is not just for when times are rough or when our kids are hurt.
I am sure we have all been there: where we would do ANYTHING to get our kids to do what we need them to do, i.e. revise for an exam, get those grades, do their homework, go to school without throwing a tantrum (for all ages!), eat their dinner, go to bed or maybe just be nice to their siblings! Continue reading
We all want our children to reach their full potential, explore opportunities and try as many new things as possible. We all just want what is best for our kids. But even when intentions are good our kids can easily become over-scheduled. Continue reading
Many of the parents we meet at ParentingSuccess feel that after school activities take up more time than they would like and is to blame for some of the unwanted behaviours in their children. Continue reading
We love supporting the family as a whole and can come to your home and offer Family Coaching. What is Family coaching: When we support the family as a whole. We will come to your home to observe, feel and see what is going on. We are not there to judge, point fingers, blame or shame but to give you a ‘fresh view’ from an outsider and offer you new tools and tips that will keep you moving forward. Continue reading
To my child,
I wrote this letter to make me feel better…
I know you think I’m hard on you and at times unfair, maybe even stupid! And I am. Because I love you. Because I want to be able to look into the future and know I can look back and say that I was the best parent I could be for you and for me. From a place of parenting, love & forgiveness.
A common goal that we as parents often have is to be able to build a trusting relationships with our kids and to trust them! Especially knowing that as teens this trust will be put to the test, whether we feel up to it or not. Many of us hold the belief that trust is something you earn – and show our children in daily situations that we don’t implicitly trust them.