Our children are more likely to be helpful and well-mannered if we use a more democratic style of parenting. This means showing respect, unconditional love, social equality and co-operation. We need to be an inspiring role-model, give responsibilities, and promote self-discipline.
Have you ever caught yourself saying something to your child that you swore you never would, because your parent said it. Eg. “Just do it because I said so!” or “You’re so lazy/hopeless/mean!” If we don’t think about the parenting methods that our parents used with us, we are fairly likely to repeat a lot […]
Resilience is defined as the ability to recover quickly from setbacks. Are you resilient? Do you know how to promote this important attribute in your children? The American Psychological Association suggests “10 Ways to Build Resilience”, which are: (1) maintaining good relationships with close family members, friends and others; (2) to avoid seeing crises or […]