Discover and develop your child’s talent

This is day 8 of our 18 day positive parenting course Every child has a special talent. Our job, as parents, is to discover, nurture and develop it. Every child has a special talent. Something she is really good at. It could be sports, drawing, music, chess, singing, etc. In order to discover her talent you have to expose […]

How to be a better parent in 18 days – Day 18

Day 18: Encourage your kids to read Start to read to your kids early and encourage them to read as much as they can. Limit lime in front of the TV and computer and encourage your kids to read instead. Make reading fun and find books that your child will enjoy. If your child hates […]

How to be your child’s role model

Day 17 of the Positive Parenting Course Be a Role Model Kids notice and hear everything (unless you ask them to do something of course). Have you ever noticed how you can ask your child to do something and he won’t hear but if you talk quietly to your spouse about something you prefer them […]

Encourage your child to be independent

How to be a better parent in 18 days – Day 16 Encourage your child to be independent Don’t do things for your child that he can and should do for himself. Encourage responsibility by insisting that she tidies her own room, puts her plate in the sink or even washes her own dishes. Ask […]

How to be a better parent in 18 days – Day 15

Day 15: Do something for yourself Most parents are so busy working, raising kids and running their home that they forget that they have needs too. Yes, you are a parent but you are also a person with your own needs and desires. When last did you do something for yourself? A person who feels […]

How to get your kids to do their homework

Homework Solutions Tips and tools to help you get your kids to do their homework Be involved with Homework and School Set ground rules about homework and make sure that they are clear. For example, homework should be done before the TV is turned on, kids cannot invite friends or go out until they complete […]

Spending Quality Time with your Kids

Your kids are the most precious things in your life but do you let them know that? This is day 13 of the 18 day positive parenting course Give each child your full attention on a regular basis Set aside some time to give each child your full attention. This is particularly important when a […]

How to stop yelling at your kids

This is day 12 of our 18 day positive parenting course Yelling is a habit. If you are a yeller then chances are one of your parents was a yeller too. For some of us yelling comes naturally and we don’t even give it much thought. Have you ever tried talking softer rather than louder? […]

How to be a better parent in 18 days – Day 11

Day 11 – Do everything in moderation Have you ever noticed how many parents choose one or two things that they feel they were deprived of as a child and take them to the other extreme with their kids. For example, a parent who had no money as a child and never received enough toys […]

How to be a better parent in 18 days – Day 10

Day 10 – Couple time Have you ever noticed how romantic movies end when the couple finally gets together and then the assumption is that their life carries on being perfect and they get along really well all the time. Well, unfortunately that only happens in the movies. In real life, even when a relationship […]