How To Understand Your Child’s Misbehaviour

How To Understand Your Child’s Misbehaviour

Hi I am Pauline Pollard, Child self-esteem coach and creator of Empowered Parent, Confident child Program. Today I will be chatting to you about How to understand your child’s misbehaviour.   Video Transcript – How to understand your child’s...
Navigating Your Child’s BIG Emotions

Navigating Your Child’s BIG Emotions

    Do you take it personally when your child has a meltdown? You feel your buttons getting pushed and resort to the knee jerk reactions of yelling, screaming and punishing, only to feel the rush of guilt afterwards? You wish you knew a different way of...
Release The Old……

Release The Old……

  At the end of each year, my family and I like to get together for our end of year Ritual. It starts with writing down and celebrating all our ‘wins for 2015.’  These come in all shapes and sizes and can look something like this: Achievements such...
Inspire your kids to be appreciative at Christmas?

Inspire your kids to be appreciative at Christmas?

    December is that crazy time of the year where you are trying to cram in so much more into your already busy lives! Do you ever feel that you are losing that ‘Christmas Spirit’ under the pressure of shopping, Will I get a park? There is so much traffic on...
Is Santa real?

Is Santa real?

The dreaded question!!  Is Santa real?? Are you dreading this question from your child? Is Santa real? I know that there is, and always will be a lot of discussions on this very topic. Everyone has their own ideas on how to approach this question with their kids, even...
Are you unwittingly controlling your kids?

Are you unwittingly controlling your kids?

  Have you ever written a text to a friend or loved one, hit the send button, then glanced back over what you have just written…….only to find, this well written text (or so you thought at the time), now doesn’t make sense! Yep, good old spell check has butted in...
Gratitude Finds You

Gratitude Finds You

Just saying the word “Gratitude” makes me feel awesome. Studies have shown that gratitude seems to impact our lives in powerful ways. People who practice this report increased energy, better sleep, less anxiety, increased self-esteem and the list goes on. I have also...
Calm Mamma, Calm Child

Calm Mamma, Calm Child

As mothers, we sometimes get so caught up in the everyday routine and schedule of family life that we sometimes forget to schedule in time for ourselves. We keep going at an amazing pace adding more in to our already very full schedule – more playdates, extra sports...
7 Essential Tips for an Enjoyable Flight with Kids

7 Essential Tips for an Enjoyable Flight with Kids

Airplane travel with kids can be a double edged sword. It’s full of excitement and anticipation, but at the same time dread can also set in. Our minds either remind us of the last time we travelled with kids and all the disasters that followed or, I’m sure you have...