A Guest Post with Marion Rose A child’s challenging behaviours can be one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. We often fall back on the bribes, punishment and coercion that may have been used by the caregivers that raised us … Continue reading
In the throes of morning madness, the rush to pack bags and get out the door, it can be maddening hearing your children push back against your limits. “Ugh! I’m not eating oatmeal!” “She took my bag.” “But I don’t … Continue reading
A guest post on Setting Limits by Skye Munro of Nurturing Connections Saying no can be hard. Some of us avoid saying it if we feel like we just don’t have the energy for another fight and we skirt around saying … Continue reading
A Guest Post on Setting Limits By Emilie Leeks Setting limits on small things is something I used to find very hard. Sometimes I feel I’m just being petty by not doing things for the kids when technically I can, but … Continue reading
Sarah Charlton on Setting Loving Limits I recently begun working as a learning support assistant in a UK secondary school. The job’s going well but there is one girl that I support who has been highly resistant to any help, … Continue reading
Planning Special Time with a teen can be a little different than with a younger child. It’s a topsy-turvy road of uncertainty, for sure. Several years ago my son always jumped at the chance to have Special Time. Now that … Continue reading
And even though he felt better, I ended up emotionally spent before my day even started! I was desperate for something different and decided to try playlistening.