Look carefully at those words … Forgiving and Forgetting, now put a space after For and before ‘giving’ and ‘getting’ and you’ll see what your children often think parents are for … giving and getting! 🙂 I often say look at the word PARENTING too and separate the PA from the RENTING and that […]
Encourage your children always. When they’re little, as they get older and as they are teenagers, in whatever they’re doing, help them to identify what they really want to do and when you nurture a supportive, encouraging environment there’s more chance they’ll believe they can achieve whatever it is they want to.
It’s half term and as I was out walking today, I went through the park where several parents (mainly mums, or females) were with their children. Then I visited a local cafe with plenty more mums and children. What I heard a lot of the time from the adults, was “Don’t”, there were lots of don’t do this or don’t do that.
I was listening to a Radio 4 programme this morning about a great educational charity called Iris who teach children Latin! They do more than that they teach about the ancient worlds and culture and it sounded brilliant. They teach in schools all over England and get great results and enthusiasm from the children involved. […]
My ebook How to Handle Not Strangle Your Teenager gives you Ten Need to knows along with lots of other stuff I think essential to experience Happy Parenting :o) Each topic is as important as the next and they are certainly not in order of importance! So, I have decided today to write more about […]