For parents

The Parenting Mistake We All Make When it Comes to Kids and Feelings

The Parenting Mistake We All Make When it Comes to Kids and Feelings

“I just want my child to be happy”

It’s what we say when asked what we hope for our child’s future.

Then we leave that happiness to chance.

Read on to find out why it’s vital that we talk to our kids about happiness

6 Psychologist Recommended Books for Easier Parenting

6 Psychologist Recommended Books for Easier Parenting

I’m often asked by fellow parents, blog readers and podcast listeners for book recommendations. I have my favourites but when I need a recommendation for parenting books I look beyond my library and crowd source from my colleagues who specialise in kids and parenting.

Looking for tips on

  • getting kids to listen?

  • helping them to thrive?

  • dealing with tempers, tantrums and big emotions?

  • discipline without destruction?

  • or just staying sane while you do the best you can?

Here are six excellent and entertaining books recommended by psychologists for parents.

3 Ways to Motivate the Un-Motivated

Motivating another person is a challenge for every parent, manager, teacher, coach or leader. Where do you go when your considered request is met with apathy? Or worse? How do you motivate the un-motivated?

3 Tips to Help Your Family Thrive

This week is National Families Week here in Australia and today, May 15, is the International Day of Families. We’re celebrating the vital role that families play in our society and what better way to do so than to share some tips on helping your family to thrive and flourish?