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From Shifting Perspective

How effective are your Discipline Strategies?

When we shout and they listen, have we been successful?….it worked When we use fear and we get them to do what we want without a fuss, have we been successful? It is always a good idea to think about the long term outcome before we use discipline strategies. Our children’s minds and bodies are developing habits, what habits are they developing? Each strategy we use is developing a pattern of behaviour in them and...
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Why are goals so important – especially when our children are young?

Goals are a way to instil your family values so that it develops from within your children rather than you telling them what to do. How can we break goals down to make it easy to implement with our children at home? Goals can be simple conversations!! It is a process of daily training your children to think about what they want, to try things and measure the result and then adjust their action until...
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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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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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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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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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