The cute, cuddly and less lovely characters of our children…..
What kind of animals operate in your home? Sometimes family conflicts arise because one sibling is a ‘cat’ person and another a ‘dog’ person (see list below). You may be cat-parent with a dog- child who appears demanding of you, or a dog-parent who puzzles about the time the cat-child takes to themselves. Cats can not be rushed and may endure a lot but their claws come out if they feel threatened. Dogs are generally more ‘in flow’ but certainly need matching energy and at
Homework - Getting Started
The face says it all – and that’s just the adults! Homework is hard and draining on family life sometimes. However, if parents pause to consider the process rather than just the outcome, we can help adjust attitudes, pace and progress….Read on, this is the first part of a three part series about coaching kids through homework in the primary years. The basis of this three-part blog series is to change the format from pushing a kid towards work they do not want to do or pulli