Positive Self Talk – and Why it Matters

Monday, June 4th, 2018 | Coaching, Communication, Family, Feelings, Friendship, Learning, Positivity, Responsibility, School, Self esteem, Spookje Stories, Supporting your child at home

Our thoughts determine our actions – if we are in the habit of positive self-talk and positive thinking, we find that we can do things and marvel at our successes. However, all too often our internal chatter  is very negative; we can’t, we are stupid, people will laugh at me. Here are some tips on … Continue reading Positive Self Talk – and Why it Matters

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10 Benefits of Taking Risks

Friday, May 4th, 2018 | Coaching, Communication, Family, Friendship, Learning, Positivity, Responsibility, Self esteem, Spookje Stories

Taking risks is important for children and teens – this doesn’t mean being reckless or placing themselves in danger, but having a positive attitude to stepping out of your comfort zone is a key life skill – and there are so many advantages.   As a parent you want your child to be safe – … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Taking Risks

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Attention Seeking – Why it works and How to Change it

Sunday, October 15th, 2017 | Communication, Family, Positivity, Responsibility, Spookje Stories

Do you children act out to get your attention? Does it work? If it does, then they have no reason to change their behaviour and that can lead to problems and arguments at home.   What is negative attention seeking? Only in fairy tale realms (or quite often at school when they can revert to … Continue reading Attention Seeking – Why it works and How to Change it

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When Kids Break The Rules : A Spookje Story

Sunday, September 24th, 2017 | Coaching, Communication, Family, Feelings, Responsibility, School, Spookje Stories, Supporting your child at home

It’s completely normal for children of all ages (even the grown up ones!)to test boundaries and break the rules. However – where is the balance between allowing them to test the limits and keeping them safe?  Children break the rules for different reasons: To test your limits and see how far they can push you … Continue reading When Kids Break The Rules : A Spookje Story

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