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From Shifting Perspective
21
Nov

How do you prepare your Children Emotionally for a New School Year?

New teachers, new classes, new friends, new grade, sometimes new school There are many things to organise like school books, uniforms, schedules, stationery. But do we remember to prepare our children emotionally and mentally? Getting children prepared for their year gives them confidence and direction. When they are very small it can be simple conversations to start developing the way they think about it. The Goal is always: Get them thinking: What action do I...
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13
Nov

What are we Teaching our Children in Our Year End Stress and Rush?

At this time of year people seem tired and stressed and rushed to get everything done before the end of the year. The question is how is our behaviour, our emotional state and our busyness influencing our children? Are we feeling burnt out? Are we setting up patterns for future burnout in our children? What do we hear ourselves saying to ourselves – I am so tired, it’s only a few weeks to go, I...
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23
Oct

The Importance of Training the way our Children Think

Training the way your child thinks is more important than the result in the moment. How often do we think of just our need in the moment, and forget the big picture of what our children need to learn in that moment? Our day to day conversations have a huge influence on how our children perceive their world which ultimately determines the way their lives turn out. What if everything we experience is the result...
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15
Sep

Your Child’s Confidence determines their Potential

How confident are your children? Does their confidence vary in different situations? Building our children’s awareness of their confidence and a conscious effort to develop it daily will determine their potential. There is a lot, we as parents can do to influence this, our day to day interactions count. Here are some practical ways to develop your child’s confidence: Things to say OUR words and how WE feel influence the way our children think. The...
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19
Aug

How much time should I spend with my child?

In our busy lives today, how much time do we spend with our children? How do we decide what we do with them and what we don’t? How much time is enough? The first place to start is to get clear on our outcome for our time with them. This gives us a frame of reference to help us decide. Is it the amount of time or what we are doing for them or is...
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18
Aug

The Top 5 Mistakes Parents Make

Parenting can be hard sometimes, and there is no course or learning we have to go on before we become parents. How do we know if we are really being effective? Sometimes even with the best intent, we can be moulding our children’s perceptions in ways that will not help them as adults. Here are a few mistakes we can make without even realising it. Parents think their children will “outgrow” a behaviour I often...
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