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The 'Calm Down Codeword'

I have never really had the ‘terrible two’s’ that everyone warns about with my children. I love 2-year-old’s! They’re hilarious and oh so cute. I think I love every age though, each stage has something new and unique and I just love watching them develop. 487 more words


Book Review: Helping Children Find their Own Solutions

Insoo Berg co-founder and developer of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) titles this book “Children’s Solution Work”, which suggest that this professional book is written for therapists specializing in children’s therapy. 243 more words

You're never too old to follow your dreams

Recently I decided to retired from a 14 year career in sales intelligence and reporting to dedicate my life to positive discipline and nonviolent communication education. 95 more words

Attachment Parenting


This post appeared in the July 2014 edition of the various Gazettes published in the Penrith area.

If you have been reading this column for a while, you will have gathered by now that I love Descriptive Praise as a parenting strategy. 492 more words


Teaching Children JOY

Dear Parents
We hope you liked Part 1 of this article. Here is part 2. Looking forward to your feedback.

TEACHING THE JOY OF THE BODY… 1,078 more words

Positive Parenting

2 Simple Steps to Finding Motivation

When you understand that motivation is something that comes from inside a person, not something you can create in another person – it changes the questions you ask. 353 more words


6 resources that could helps moms put their oxygen mask on first.

Imagine your on an airplane that is in distress. The oxygen masks come down, everyone is panicking. The first thing you do is put on your mask, then your children’s.   408 more words