Category Archives: Tantrums

Bitchiness and Nasty Sarcasm – Bullying TANTRUMS of Sad People

I’ve talked a lot about Karpman’s  Drama Triangle and how those nonconscious (learned but automated) and embedded patterns (they are in place by the age of four or five) can muck up our parenting, without us even realising it. This … Continue reading

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TANTRUMS: Helping Kids When They Dig Themselves Into A Hole

All relationships go through times of emotional disconnection. This is natural and normal and part of being one human living with other humans. When our children tantrum, whatever the reason, these are times when they feel disconnected from us. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Surprising Insights About Tantrums

I am guest blogger at one of my World Moms’ pal’s sites today. It will give you a bit of insight into the tantrum book… Here’s the link: http://themommycafe.net/surprising-insight-about-tantrum

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Parents: How to Tell if it’s REALLY Naughty Behaviour

Sometimes our children, especially toddlers and preschoolers, do the right thing – but in the wrong place – jumping on the sofa; tipping books off the shelf; pouring mouthwash down the sink; eating a single bite from several apples; etc – … Continue reading

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Wisdom vs Knowledge

The key aim we have for our children is for them to be wise. Although we value education, we have seen that mature people will seek the education they need for themselves. Well educated people don’t always seek wisdom. The difference between … Continue reading

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Two Temperaments + Two Power Tantrums = Mother with a Sense of Humour!

In order to keep me on my toes, our two lovely eldest sons decided to have Power Tantrums on the same morning. Luckily, I’d had a good night’s sleep and was in the right frame of mind to deal with … Continue reading

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Anger or Something Else: Emotional Intelligence – Part Two

Emotions are often misunderstood and misinterpreted. We seem to forget too easily that we are, biologically speaking, far more emotional beings than we are rational-intellectual ones or behaviourist-robots. And the programming in our brain – the sum total of our emotional experiences to date … Continue reading

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