Discipline People usually associate “punishment” with the word discipline and generally define discipline as a reward and punishment system. However, punishment only serves to Lower self-esteem, Creates strain in the relationship and Is rarely effective in eliminating the distressing behaviour. It can be a more serious threat to another person’s wellbeing than the target behaviour. … Continue reading Discipline with Love
Bullying and Passivity. Projection and Introjection. The defensive or protective behaviour of bullying or acting out behaviour is usually “tackled” as soon as it is noticed as it causes disruption. The child who bullies is projecting how he feels about himself onto another child. He blames others for what happens in his life. The … Continue reading The Protective Behaviours of Bullying and Passivity
Family Separation and Co-Creative Parenting. Separation can be a very stressful and traumatic time for parents and children alike but it need not be so. In my practice I offer a holistic approach supporting families through this challenging time by informing parents of the importance of their own psycho-social-emotional well being as well as that … Continue reading Family Separation and Co-Creative Parenting
"One never stands as tall as when one kneels to help a child"
From Tots to Teens Being a parent today is more challenging than ever. At times the task seems overwhelming. At others it provides great fulfilment and joy. It is always unpredictable; the challenges are forever changing and much of what we might have learned from our own parents seems quite irrelevant. Parenting is a profession … Continue reading For Parents……ALL ABOUT CHILDREN
“Inspirations” is a series of talks, seminars and workshops developed by me for parents, teachers and all professionals working with children. They were inspired by the great minds whose teachings have endured the test of time and whose names are still prominent in the field of the study of human behaviour. My approach encompasses the … Continue reading Inspirations
How can Mentoring Help you as a Parent? Mentoring is a co-creational process between the mentor and the client where the client is guided and supported to uncover his/her full potential not only in the role as parent but as a human being. This is achieved by: Allowing the client to Reflect on his/her relationship … Continue reading How can Mentoring Help you as a Parent?