Parents need to understand that they are their child’s parent first and their friend second. Sometimes it’s easier to be their friend because you don’t have to have consistent firm boundaries or realize that, ultimately, as they continue to grow, you are the main person responsible for them.
Our children’s key influencers have a great deal of power in relation to forming our child’s confidence and the way they see the world. You want to be cognizant of who they are, as well as the power they hold.
All students experience learning losses–what educators and researchers refer to as the “summer brain drain”–when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. I talk about what that means and how you can combat it.
Reduce the fight over screen time! Encourage structure & brain development! All while still having some summer fun! Follow the steps reviewed in this podcast. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send it to you!
Listen for some ways to deflect another’s emotional state, as well as exercise to recognize and change your child’s or your own!
Your goal as a conscious parent raising success-ready kids is to have them strive to be the calm person who is happy just because! Why? Because life can throw some curve balls and if we are already somebody who tends to see the negative, then the curve balls of life could send one spiraling out of control.
Watch your thoughts as they shape who you are. You get to make your life heaven or hell — so choose wisely!
As much as we think kids will roll their eyes when we talk about our lives, your children do want to know what life was like for you! Storytelling humanizes you and research shows that there are many benefits to doing it!
Communication is a key ingredient to building a successful relationship with your child so we’ve broken down the communication process in the most simple way!
The number of hours that parents spend with kids between ages 3 and 11 does little to predict the child’s behaviour, well-being, or achievement. And actually, the more time you spend with them the more detrimental it can be on their long term success. Find out why!