Empowering Parents - A Resource Guide
Communication With Children Is A Skill
Being a good communicator and being able to have easy, productive and enjoyable conversations is a skill which we need to learn and practice.
In any conversation there are two roles, the listener and the speaker and for good communication you need to constantly swap the role of listener and speaker.
It is important that when adults attempt to have a conversation with a child that they are both prepared for such. continue reading
Children With Growth Mind Set
There are two types of mindsets - the fixed mind set and the growth mind set.
The fixed mind set accepts things as they are, avoids challenges and put little effort into doing any thing.
The growth mind set is when you believe that you can get smarter and understand that by making the effort, you can succeed and this leads to higher achievement.
Children With Challenging Behaviour
The video on the left was created with examples in the UK but it relates to children with challenging behaviour every where.
Children with challenging behaviour are usually children who have suffered or is suffering from some form of abuse which starts in the home and they are usually excluded and treated differently.
While the homes create these situations, the schools can largely assist to help these children.
Please take some time and listen to the video.
Extra Curricular Activities
Extra curricular activities offer health benefits, possible scholarships, possible travel experiences and they are important to the overall development of children.
This site offers a list of activities and we encourage you to allow your child to try at least one activity. While the activity might come as an additional expense, there is nothing more worthy than an investment in your child's future.