Mastering the Art of Saying No

Saying no is a fundamental skill that many people struggle with in both their personal and professional lives. As a coach, I’ve witnessed firsthand how the inability to say no can lead to stress, burnout, and a sense of overwhelm. However, it’s important to recognise that saying no is not a negative act but rather […]

Saying “NO” to your kids with confidence !

  Saying “No” to your kids is such a simple word but so many parents find it difficult to incorporate it into their discipline strategies – it’s about feeling confident in your own ability as a parent so then the ability to say “no” becomes a powerful behaviour shaping tool in your parenting toolkit! Parents […]

Does your child hear the word, ‘No!’ more than 400 times a day?

The average toddler hears the word “no” an astonishing 400 times a day, according to experts. You, like me, may, at first, think that this must be an exaggeration but pause to ponder this…when we tell a toddler ‘No’ we usually say,’ No, no, no!’ which is actually three times in three seconds – reinforcing […]

The Power of a Positive “NO!”

Research suggests saying ‘no’ is not the most effective way to discipline a child. Purvaja Sawant talks to experts to find a happy solution for parents and children. Disciplining a  child is every parent’s worst nightmare. After all, it’s one of the most difficult jobs in the world, one that doesn’t come with an instruction manual. […]

Running on Empty?

    In keeping with this week’s theme of “Running on Empty” here are some practical ways to manage your overwhelm around housework !  Take control of the housework.  1. Would you say you are constantly on the go?  2. Would you say you have a constant to-do list in your head?  3. Write down […]

How do you rate your partner’s parenting skills? !!!!

I was just talking to a new client and I asked her: How would you rate the parenting skills of your partner compared to you on a 1-10 scale? What are they better at than you? What are you better at than them? How do you complement each other? What’s the best things your kids get […]