Shaming Children - Heidi Rogers Parenting

Why Shaming Kids Doesn’t Work Long-Term

Using shame as a tool might be effective in gaining compliance from children in the short-term, but it teaches them that they’re not ‘ok’. Here’s a different way to think about it…

You Cannot Control The Trajectory Of Your Child’s Life (You CAN Do This …)

As parents, we often think we’re responsible for the trajectory of our children’s lives. That if we pick the wrong primary school or weekend activity it could set them on the road to ruin. In reality, all we have is influence. We can’t control all the variables they’ll face in life, nor their ultimate path. …

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Communication Problems? You’re Probably Speaking The Wrong Language

Ever looked at your kids and wondered ‘what’s their problem?’ or ‘why are you being like this?’ If you’re like 99% of parents, you probably just shouted ‘yes!’ at your phone 😆 The thing is, communication problems in the home usually boil down to parents and children speaking a different ‘language’ (figuratively!). Let’s say we …

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The Most Effective Method For Working With Anger In Your Children

Anger in children is a powerful emotion that often masks feelings of sadness and vulnerability. These feelings can make our children (and us) feel weak. In contrast to those feelings of weakness, anger has the opposite effect. It’s mobilising and makes us feel stronger and more powerful. The most effective method of working with anger …

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