Parenting

Empathy Vs. Discipline.. or is it?

o you have two parenting styles to choose from right? Empathy or Discipline. Well, no. In this episode we: Define and discuss the three types of empathy and two types of discipline, Dismantle the polarisation of Empathy and Discipline, Show how they can constructively work together. Additionally, discipline has an unwarranted reputation for being “negative” …

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Understanding Anxiety

An in-depth analysis of anxiety. We discuss the latest research on causes, healthy vs unhealthy, various types of anxiety disorders and evidence based treatment. We also look at ways families can support someone with an anxiety problem. Specific details are described about the use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety. Tips to help …

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Best of both worlds? – Can we use devices to enhance our parent-child interactions?

We’ve all witnessed the same scene: sitting in a reception room waiting for an appointment, everyone’s head down immersed in their device. It is understandable that parents need some ‘time out’ on occasions and often also need their own screen time to catch up on emails or communications. But has this need for screen time …

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