Opinion: The Importance Of Highlighting Social Norms (And Not Socially Unacceptable Behaviours)

Many parents like to pick out examples from every day life and use them to help teach their child things like right from wrong, and what types of behaviours and actions are acceptable and what are not. It seems like such a simple and logical Read More …

Parental Skill: Respecting Your Child’s Physical, Emotional And Mental Boundaries

Parents, quite rightly, wish to mould their children into the adults they’d like to see them become. However, such moulding needs to be done carefully or it can end up doing more harm than good. Why? Because, in their desire to steer their child in Read More …

Parental Skill: Be The Adult You’d Like To See Your Child Become

The adults in their lives are often the first and biggest influence on the behaviour, values, character and attitudes of young children, and these will be carried on into their teenage years and adult life. This is because kids spend much of their early years observing Read More …

Parental Skill: Seven Ways To Positively Praise Your Child

Praise is good for children, surely everyone knows that, but what is less well-known is that you need to apply praise properly or it will do more harm to your child’s development than good. How, you might wonder, can praise do that? Well, it seems Read More …

Ten Key Parental Skills For Raising A Happy Genius

As well as emphasising the importance of children developing a good range of core life skills, a major part of the How To Raise A Happy Genius philosophy is the importance of a range of key parental skills for raising children who will go on to Read More …

Key Parental Skills For Raising A Happy Genius: An Overview

As well as developing your child’s core life skills, you will find that there are certain skills of your own that you may also need to develop, especially if you were raised by parents who did not follow a child-raising strategy similar to the How Read More …