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How to Launch Better Behaviour (and Better Learning) in your Child

How to Launch Better Behaviour (and Better Learning) in your Child Children of all ages develop, learn and behave better when their parents are warm and nurturing. All parents function somewhere on a continuum, with positive “warm and nurturing” at one end and negative “cold and unapproachable” at the other. And, regardless of how much […]

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Setting S.M.A.R.T Goals as Parents

Practica Programme Blog – Setting S.M.A.R.T Goals as Parents “When we are motivated by goals that have a deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live.”  – Greg Anderson Most parents feel like this about parenting. However, their commitment to their children can easily turn into […]

Gifted Parenting

The Gifted Parent Questionnaire

Photography: Loren Stow In his book, “How to be a Gifted Parent”, Dr David Lewis formulated 40 questions that would measure how gifted a parent is. In light of our last post on the shared qualities of parents who are raising gifted children, we thought this would be interesting. The Rules Give yourself one mark for […]

Gifted Parenting

The Secrets of Gifted Parents

 Photography: Loren  When we hear the word ‘gifted’, it usually applies to a child, a prodigy… We do not normally associate this word with being a parent. Our children are the gifts… not us… Nevertheless, a well-known psychologist Dr David Lewis, wrote a book called “How to be a Gifted Parent”, in […]