Today I read this wonderful quote on the very delightful Victoria Chart Company Facebook page. “Be strong enough to be gentle. Too many parents equate being gentle with being weak or passive when nothing could be further from the truth. Gentleness requires great control, active connection, and intense calm. So, when your child needs discipline, […]
Here’s my latest podcast to download http://parentingexpert.podbean.com/2013/01/19/raising-teenage-boys-positively-and-easily/
I really enjoyed our discussion on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire with Annie Oethan discussing manners with Liz Brewer from Ladette to Lady fame as we were discussing a school in Fowey Community College who have introduced manners and etiquette to teenage girls and boys who seem to be loving them ! Click here to listen […]
I’d like to tell you about a new book that I think you’ll find helpful on your parenting journey by my friend Annie Fox called “Teaching Kids to Be Good People” Here’s my recent testimonial for it: “Raising happy, confident, emotionally intelligent, compassionate kids is not always easy in these 24/7 digitally online times. Finding […]
How can I show more respect to the people I spend time with this week ?
“There is a real risk that young people are growing up with a skewed view of what sex is.” Sean Templeton So what are YOUR boys watching online ? A boy of 12 who raped a nine-year-old girl after watching hard-core pornography online was spared jail yesterday as his lawyer warned of a generation […]
“If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster” ~ Stephen R Covey Respect is the key energy of any happy family, community or society and it is one of the most important things you can teach your child. But R-E-S-P-E-C-T is […]