By the time you’ve finished reading this blog, which is based on a talk I present, I hope that you:
- Will feel more confident in dealing with teenage challenges by understanding the science behind the tremendous changes in the adolescent brain.
- Be able to engage rather than enrage
- Can feel more connected with your teenager by seeing the whole person
- Be able to see that shifting our cultural perception that teenagers are a “nightmare” to a believing that adolescence is a stage of life not to “get over” or “endure”, but one to cultivate well.
Continue reading “Do you enrage or engage with your Teenager?”
If I were to ask you what is your main hope for your child….would it be… “that they are happy?”
It is a great responsibility don’t you think, to make that our No 1 aim of Parenting? I personally think that it’s too much responsibility to feel responsible for our children’s happiness but we can do so much to promote their own growth towards it. It is the difference that makes a difference. The clients I work with everyday worry about their child being happy, asking themselves, am I doing the right thing? But a Positive Parenting approach does lead to your child having a greater chance of Happiness amidst the current evidence of Mental Health statistics: Continue reading “A Productive Guide to Positive Parenting”