Try this simple but effective positive parenting strategy to turn around challenging behaviour. So this one’s called ‘don’t say don’t’ and this was really helpful to me when my children were little. So basically if I say to you “don’t think of a rabbit, don’t think of its big ears, don’t think of its fluffy […]
How can I help my child to take responsibility with choice and consequences?
Supporting your children to take responsibility is one of the most important tools you can give your child. Suzanne explains more here: Hi my name is Suzanne Pearson and I’m from Sharing Parenting. Today we are going to talk about choices and consequences . So when do we use choices and consequences? We usually use […]
Filling YOUR jug (taking care of YOU)
Remember the age old saying ‘You can’t pour from an empty jug’? Well this applies to you too. If you ever listen to the emergency announcements before take off on a flight on an aeroplane you will notice they ask you to put your own oxygen mask on first. Have you ever wondered why this […]
Do we turn in to our Parents?
Suzanne, shared her thoughts with Mark Murphy on Radio Suffolk on 21 February 2022. You can listen here: Please let us know if you have anything you would like to add to this article. You may also be interested in: www.sharingparenting.com/2022/03/08/how-do-i-talk-to-my-children-about-ukraine/ or A Parenting Tip for Every Day Of The Month! […]
Video Top Tips for Positive Behaviour
Some great ideas for any parents who have their children at home are popping up all over which is great. However, this can also be overwhelming and you may be feeling the pressure to be PERFECT! Remember there is no such thing as a perfect parent! We all do our best and that is good […]
How do I get my teenage son to join in family activities?
As part of our ‘Ask a Psychologist‘ series we invited questions from parents and carers. Here we explore something a lot of parents of teenagers ask: How do I get my teenage son to join in family activities? Mine just wants to stay in his room for everything apart from coming down for food! Really […]
A Parenting Tip for Every Day Of The Month!
You can download this handy 30 Parenting Tips for everyday of the month to put on your fridge to remind you to keep positive every day of the month! 1 Stop Think Act At Sharing Parenting we share lots of tips and strategies to support parents/carers and professionals to keep the atmosphere calm and to […]
Why is my child scared of going upstairs alone all of a sudden?
Parents and carers often ask us why their child is suddenly scared of going upstairs by themselves. This is a really common stage (and with the world being more uncertain at the mo it is likely for us all to feel more anxious) and it’s important to recognise that for your child it is a […]
Our mind develops habits, and these habits can make us tense, uptight or cause pain and anxiety. Whatever difficulties we have in life it can be hard sometimes not to feel overwhelmed and with an anxious mind, solutions seem hard to find. In meditation we can use the breath to create some space in our […]
Do You Have An Owl Or A Lark In Your Family?
“My youngest has been having a hard time over the last few days with settling down to school work, and is increasingly frustrated at learning at home. After a particularly stressful morning with my 7 year old sobbing and anxious something had to change. We had a family meeting to discuss what was working and […]