Inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone regardless of cultural or linguistic background are values that underpin Harmony Week (14 to 21 March). These values are the very essence of all harmonious relationships. Effectiveness Training Institute of Australia's mission is to … [Read more...]
Me No Brush Teeth! – 2 year old resistance
"Have I told you lately how much I like P.E.T.?" So began a text message from my daughter-in-law Alison. I was curious. The message was about how Alison had successfully used Parent Effectiveness Training's Method III, no-lose problem solving, to deal with a conflict with her two year old … [Read more...]
Win-Win Conflict Resolution: Thea age 7 & her mother each get their needs met.
Following is a true story told by a mother who has newly learnt Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) skills. Camilla, the mother of Thea, 7 years old, decides to introduce and apply the no-lose method of conflict resolution with her daughter for the first time. P.E.T. teaches parents that they … [Read more...]
Help! My spouse has a different parenting style.
“What should I do? Won’t my children be affected? My spouse thinks that parenting comes naturally”. Voiced in every parenting course that I teach, these are understandable concerns. For some parents the changes feel like a threat or a criticism of their parenting style or even of the way they … [Read more...]
Webinar hosted by Australian Teacher Aide & presented by The Parent Within: ‘Make Every Day a Good Day: Learn how to help children solve their own problems.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqlZUhhR2L4 My first webinar! Children can easily get frustrated when they have problems. Learn skills to to help de-escalate emotions and move children from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. … [Read more...]