Category Archives: Parenting

The Tantrum Effect: Why they Happen and How To Stop Them

The Tantrum Effect: Why they Happen and How To Stop Them

On the blog today, guest writer and parent researcher, Ashley Trexler from LiesAboutParenting.com is talking about why our kids have tantrums and how we can stop them. Ashley is strongly aligned with the Positive Parenting philosophy and has some great solutions to offer that really work when it comes to tantrums and power struggles with your kids… I caught… Continue Reading

10 ways to foster your child’s creativity and imagination

10 ways to foster your child’s creativity and imagination

Children are born with a vivid imagination and full of creativity. This is nature at its best and our job as parents (and teachers) is to nurture it – but why and how? Creativity and imagination is key to developing a child’s social skills, decision-making skills, confidence, self-expression, independence and resilience. It can also help… Continue Reading

Book review: How to Thrive (with Arianna Huffington)

Book review: How to Thrive (with Arianna Huffington)

In a modern-day quest to find success, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington explores the parameters of what it means to ‘live a good life’ in her recent book, Thrive. Being a huge success in her industry being named 12 in the Forbes list for Most Influential Women in Media and the… Continue Reading

Mum, I’m scared of the dark

Mum, I’m scared of the dark

Every parent at some stage will hear the words – ‘I’m scared of the dark’. Right now, my 5 year old daughter is going through the ‘scared in the dark phase’ and its tricky. She finds it hard to settle herself into her bed at night, doesn’t want to walk up the stairs to the… Continue Reading