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By |2019-08-31T17:46:22+11:00August 31st, 2019|Editorial|

Our relationships with our kids are complex.  Often there is one we just find so eaaaasy.  And one who we just don't find easy. Life gets hard when this dynamic exacerbates.  If you can relate to this, and are feeling the stress from it, then listen in here for a chat I had with Jenny [...]

Our Child’s Inner Critic

By |2018-08-31T10:26:23+11:00August 31st, 2018|Editorial|

When our kids say things like "I'm not pretty" or "I'm so dumb" we can easily worry that it is a reflection of how they feel about themselves in general and non-usefully project forward visualising them as teens all bound up in angst and self-hate head to toe in black self-harming to death metal. It [...]

Our OWN back-to-school needs

By |2018-06-08T22:37:22+11:00January 29th, 2018|Editorial|

How in heck are ‘our own back-to-school needs’ and respect/gratitude related? Well – last year my most hotly asked questions were ‘How do I teach my child gratitude?’ followed closely by ‘How do I teach my child respect’ from parents looking hopefully at me to tell them something they could instill into their children in [...]

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