Trust is an essential ingredient in close relationships. For us to feel safe and willing open up our heart in our romantic relationships we need to feel that our heart is safe with the other person. That they won’t betray our trust. When it comes to our children – trust is important too. We would all like to raise children who we feel are trustworthy. Especially knowing that as teens this trust will be put to the test, whether we feel up to it or not. Continue reading
Have you ever noticed just how easily your children’s or partner’s negative mood can rob you of your own happy state? How easy it is to get sucked into your loved one’s stuff – and before you know it – the joy you were feeling has disappeared.
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
As parents we are so often told to be a good role model where screen time is concerned and spend less time on our own phones and devices. We are our kids strongest role model plus we all know we ARE less available when we are glued to the phone! 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
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…the weak usually do not ask for help, so they stay weak…asking for help is a sign of strength, growth and change… John Wooden 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